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  • Heart Attacks and Cholesterol: Dying Under Normal Circumstances
    Heart Attacks and Cholesterol: Dying Under Normal Circumstances
    Most people hospitalized with heart attacks have cholesterol levels considered "desirable" under the current recommendations. Having a "normal" cholesterol in a society where it's normal to die of...
  • The Risks and Benefits of Neti Pot Nasal Irrigation
    The Risks and Benefits of Neti Pot Nasal Irrigation
    Though nasal irrigation with salt water has been found to an effective and inexpensive treatment option for sinusitis symptom relief, neti pot use may increase the risk of recurrence. A new study...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pink Juice with Green Foam
    Pink Juice with Green Foam
    Recipe for DIY (do-it-yourself) whole food cranberry cocktail with 25 times fewer calories and at least 8 times the phytonutrient content.
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