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See also the related blog post: Vitamin D: Shedding some light on the new recommendations.
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Watch videos about vitamin D

  • Is Vitamin D the New Vitamin E?
    Is Vitamin D the New Vitamin E?
    The Institute of Medicine's conservative position on vitamin D is understandable given the history of hyped vitamin supplements (vitamin A, beta carotene, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin E) that...
  • Evolutionary Argument for Optimal Vitamin D Level
    Evolutionary Argument for Optimal Vitamin D Level
    Should the vitamin D levels found in lifeguards be considered the norm for our species given the fact that we evolved running around naked all day in equatorial Africa?
  • Vitamin D Recommendations Changed
    Vitamin D Recommendations Changed
    The Institute of Medicine tripled their official vitamin D recommendation based on target blood levels that indicate a large percentage of the U.S. population is deficient.
  • Vitamin D Pills vs. Tanning Beds
    Vitamin D Pills vs. Tanning Beds
    A reclassification of tanning beds as a category 1 carcinogen underscores the importance of vitamin D supplementation for those at risk for deficiency.
  • Raw Food Diet Myths
    Raw Food Diet Myths
    Some nutrients are destroyed by cooking but some nutrients become more absorbable.
  • Vitamin Supplements Worth Taking
    Vitamin Supplements Worth Taking
    There are two vitamins not produced by plants that may require supplementation.
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