Posts Tagged "Vitamin D"

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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More Wrinkles Could Mean Weaker Bones, Research Shows

Posted on Jul 28, 2011 in Health & Wellness

By Catherine Pearson Frustrated by your facial wrinkles? Well, the news may have just gotten worse. Those pesky lines aren’t just a cosmetic concern, a new study suggests. They may also be a sign of lower bone density, a measure of how much calcium and other key minerals are within your bones. In a study that examined more than 100 early menopausal women, researchers from the Yale School of Medicine found that participants with more wrinkles on their face and neck were more likely to have lower bone density and be at higher risk of fracture. “The data supports the hypothesis that...

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Obese Adolescents Lacking Vitamin D

Posted on May 31, 2011 in Health & Wellness

A new study from Hasbro Children’s Hospital has found that most obese adolescents are lacking in vitamin D. The researchers call for increased surveillance of vitamin D levels in this population and for further studies to determine if normalizing vitamin D levels will help to lower the health risks associated with obesity. The study is published in the May edition of the Journal of Adolescent Health and is now available online in advance of print. Obesity in children and adolescents has reached epidemic proportions, with a prevalence of 16.4 percent among 10 to 17 year olds as of 2007....

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to childhood obesity

Posted on May 10, 2011 in Uncategorized

Monday, May 02, 2011 by: David Hutto   (NaturalNews) The role of vitamin D is increasingly recognized as important for maintaining health, not only for metabolism of calcium in bone health, but also for other conditions as well. This fact makes the current widespread vitamin D deficiency all the more compelling, and a study published in the May issue of Journal of Adolescent Health has found that serious deficiency and insufficiency of vitamin D exist among obese adolescents. The retrospective study, done at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, RI, looked at blood levels of 25(OH)...

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Vitamin D May Protect Against Vision Loss

Posted on Apr 17, 2011 in Uncategorized

By NBC Newschannel Eating a lot of foods rich in vitamin D may help protect against age-related macular degeneration in some women. The condition is the leading cause of vision loss in older adults. Researchers from the University at Buffalo examined data from more than 1,300 women. In women younger than 75, high blood levels of vitamin D were linked to a decreased risk for early age-related macular degeneration. Supplements, milk, fish, fortified cereals and margarine were the top sources of vitamin D for the women in the study. For additional information, stay with NBC4 and refresh...

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