Vitamin D Sufficiency May Enhance Athletic Performance
Vitamin D’s primary function is the regulation of calcium transport and metabolism — since calcium transport is an integral part of muscle contraction and relaxation, vitamin D is extremely important for proper muscle function.
Vitamin D recommendations have been raised, but not enough
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) surprised many of us when it announced its new dietary reference intake (DRI) for vitamin D.
Vitamin D, the Right Stuff
Vitamin D insufficiency is thought to be a key contributor to many human diseases including several cancers, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, depression, and autoimmune diseases.
Kids Fall Short on Vitamin D
A recent study conducted across the U.S. revealed 7 out of 10 children have dangerously low levels of vitamin D leaving them at risk of heart disease, rickets, and weak bones.
Vitamin D update: Diabetes, Cognitive Decline, Asthma, and Heart Attack
The newest research has found that vitamin D sufficiency is important for preventing type 2 diabetes, cognitive decline, asthma, and cardiovascular disease.