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Athletic Performance
New Research Shows Vitamin D Can Dramatically Increase Athletic Performance According to a new review of research, evidence suggests that adequate treatment of vitamin D deficient athletes could dramatically improve their performance. Activated vitamin D is a steroid hormone which regulates more than 1,000 human genes. Recent research indicates that intracellular...More
Avois sun at peril
Proceed at your peril!!!It's becoming increasingly clear that strict avoidance of ultraviolet (UV) light significantly increase the risk of dying from internal cancers. Yes, the risks of developing one of the major cancer killers increase when we avoid the sun. In fact, Dr. Tuohimaa and company recently showed that the...More
Babies With Low Vitamin D Are More Likely to Be Schizophrenic Later!
Babies With Low Vitamin D Are More Likely to Be Schizophrenic Later!Researchers in Australia have found that newborn babies with low levels of vitamin D are more likely to develop schizophrenia later in life.Inspired by previous research that showed that people with schizophrenia are more likely to be born in...More
Balanced View on Smart Tanning
At Last - A Balanced View on Smart TanningBreakthrough research in 2007 on the positive effects vitamin D, most naturally, reliably and efficiently derived from sun exposure has totally changed what can and should be said about ultraviolet light exposure – a development that fully supports the practical and responsible...More
Bone Density
Your sunbed experience could prove to ensure you have strong healthy bonesDid you know that bone density is directly related to the amount of sunshine you get? In fact, studies have shown that people who can regularly tan or use a tanning bed, have higher bone densities. If you don't...More
Bone Health and VItamin D
Promoting Bone HealthBuild bone strength and bone mass by increasing your Vitamin D level through regular, moderate exposure to ultraviolet light (and supplements if recommended by your health professional).UVB or Ultraviolet B light allows the body to produce Vitamin D which in turn enhances calcium absorption and increases bone strength....More
Brain Function - there is ample biological evidence to suggest an important role for vitamin D in brain development and function
Vitamin D Important In Brain Development And FunctionIn a definitive critical review, scientists at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland ask whether there is convincing biological or behavioral evidence linking vitamin D deficiency to brain dysfunction. Joyce C. McCann, Ph.D., assistant staff scientist and Bruce N. Ames, Ph.D., senior scientist...More
Breast Cancer
Low Vitamin D May Mean Worse Breast CancerMore Aggressive Breast Cancer Linked to Vitamin D DeficiencyBy AUDREY GRAYSON, ABC News Medical Unit, May 16, 2008 Vitamin D deficiencies have long been associated with disease, but new research suggests that low levels of vitamin D in women with breast cancer can...More