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How rare is Vitamin D toxicity?

Will the real Vitamin D numbers please stand up! Vitamin D not only boosts bone health and treats cancer but it also helps prevent diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, tooth decay and many other illnesses. There has been a lot of recent … Continue reading

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The real RDA for vitamin D

Friday vitamin trivia: What does ‘RDA’ really stand for? The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D was set by the IOM at 200-600 IUs a day. But new calculations published in the journal Nutrition calls for closer to 9,000 … Continue reading

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Fighting cancer with vitamin D

Cancer patients with higher levels of vitamin D have better survival rates and remain in remission longer than patients who are vitamin D-deficient. The body produces vitamin D in the skin with sun exposure – making the sun one of … Continue reading

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