Vitamin D Supplements May Have No Significant Benefits, Study Finds

Vitamin D Supplements May Have No Significant Benefits, Study Finds

Fitness gurus, nutrition “experts” and even some physicians are recommending vitamin D supplements for their clients or patients, but a recent study finds that vitamin D may not have the significant benefits claimed. Experts who reviewed more than 260 research studies about vitamin D and its effect on the treatment of various diseases and disorders […]

Insufficient Proof Vitamin D Is Effective for Depression, Study Says

Insufficient Proof Vitamin D Is Effective for Depression, Study Says

Vitamin D has been touted as a supplement that can help fight depression. Studies in recent years have supported that theory and until recently, doctors and patients bought into the idea that vitamin D and depression were linked. A new study challenged this belief, however. The meta-analysis found insufficient evidence from previous trials regarding the […]

Vitamin D Levels: Being ‘D-ficient’

Vitamin D Levels: Being ‘D-ficient’

Most people do not get enough vitamin D in their diet, reports Harvard School of Public Health. African-Americans and older people tend to have much lower vitamin D levels, along with overweight or obese people. Being “D-ficient” has worried many practitioners over the years, but now, there is a medical divide, as one side argues […]