Should I take Vitamin D2 or Vitamin D3?
There are two forms of supplemental vitamin D, D2 and D3. Learn which one Dr. Fuhrman recommends and why.
Vitamin D May Elevate Mood During the Winter
It’s common to experience some decline in mood during the winter, and this may be in part due to decreased vitamin D levels in the colder months.
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: Powerful Cancer Protection
Today, over 800 scientific papers have been published on the relationship between vitamin D and cancers. We now have ample evidence that maintaining adequate vitamin D levels is an effective strategy for protection against cancer.
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.