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See also the related blog post: Vitamin D: Shedding some light on the new recommendations.
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  • Dietary Treatment for Painful Menstrual Periods
    Dietary Treatment for Painful Menstrual Periods
    Women suffering with dysmenorrhea who switch to a plant-based diet experience significant relief in menstrual pain intensity and duration.
  • Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?
    Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?
    Vitamin D3, sourced from sunlight exposure, animal, and plant sources may be preferable to vitamin D2 sourced from fungi.
  • Take Vitamin D Supplements With Meals
    Take Vitamin D Supplements With Meals
    Taking vitamin D supplements with food may be a cost-effective strategy to achieve optimum levels.
  • Resolving the Vitamin D-Bate
    Resolving the Vitamin D-Bate
    Why the current vitamin D recommendations may be too low, other expert recommendations may be too high, and 2000 international units a day may be just right.
  • How the Institute of Medicine Arrived at Their Vitamin D Recommendation
    How the Institute of Medicine Arrived at Their Vitamin D Recommendation
    The latest revision of the official vitamin D recommendations were based on the body's reaction to protect bone health, but what about the other three dozen affected organs?
  • The Difficulty of Arriving at a Vitamin D Recommendation
    The Difficulty of Arriving at a Vitamin D Recommendation
    People respond differently to the same level of vitamin D supplementation, making it difficult to formulate one-size-fits-all guidelines.
  • Vitamin D Supplements May Be Necessary
    Vitamin D Supplements May Be Necessary
    To reach the circulating (25-hydroxy) vitamin D levels associated with the lowest overall mortality, one may need to take supplements, given data suggesting suboptimal production from sun even under...
  • Vitamin D and Mortality May Be a U-shaped Curve
    Vitamin D and Mortality May Be a U-shaped Curve
    Vitamin D deficiency may shorten one's lifespan, but getting too much vitamin D may also adversely affect longevity.
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