Vitamin D Long-Term Deficiency Increases Risk of Fracture?

Vitamin D Long-Term Deficiency Increases Risk of Fracture?

Yesterday, a Swedish study was presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases that showed long-term, vitamin D deficiency increases bone fracture risk in older women over a 10-year period. Although previous studies had shown some correlation between vitamin D intake and decreased risk of falls that leads to less risks of […]

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 […]

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 […]