There’s more to vitamin D than meets the eye

Given the important role of vitamin D in bone health, in general, people with low levels of vitamin D in their blood have lower bone density and higher risk of fractures. One way to get vitamin D is from the sun; but because darker skin absorbs less UVB rays, the levels of vitamin D are … Continue reading There’s more to vitamin D than meets the eye

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Race against vitamin D – the ‘heart’ of the matter

Vitamin D is one of those crucial vitamins that can impact many areas of your health if you are not getting a sufficient amount. Apart from damage to bone health, vitamin D deficiency has also been implicated in other conditions including heart disease, certain cancers and autoimmune diseases, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. Today we turn … Continue reading Race against vitamin D – the ‘heart’ of the matter