Posts Tagged "vitamin D deficiency"

Vitamin D deficiency in children skyrockets

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in Health & Wellness, Health Optimization

As we all know, vitamin D is essential for health, and the most optimal way to obtain that is through sun exposure. For about half the year, people get higher amounts of sun exposure due to more daylight hours, warmer weather, and participation in outdoor activities. According to a study by the UK-based public awareness campaign, in the last five years the number of children with vitamin D deficiency has soared by 200 percent! (1) During the colder months, it may be more difficult to obtain vitamin D sources from the sun, but it’s not impossible since there are other natural sources. Vitamin...

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Synthetic Vitamin D Can Cause These 14 Dangerous Effects

Posted on Aug 22, 2014 in Health Optimization

Researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School (UEMS) conducted a study that showed those who have a vitamin D deficiency are more likely to suffer from dementia disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). According to the study: “Our results confirm that vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of all-cause dementia and Alzheimer disease. This adds to the ongoing debate about the role of vitamin D in nonskeletal conditions.” The researchers used blood testing from 1,658 “elderly ambulatory adults” over the age of 65 as participants in the study who do...

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