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Experts update

Thursday, January 3, 2008
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A nearly decade-old food guide pyramid for older adults has gotten a makeover to make it more user-friendly and to emphasize the special dietary needs of people older than 70. Published in the January issue of the Journal of Nutrition, the Modified MyPyramid for Older Adults stresses that older people should be careful to get enough fiber, calcium and vitamins D and B-12.… continue reading


Thursday, January 3, 2008
LESLIE BECK The past 12 months brought a mix of nutrition stories to the forefront. It’s fair to say it was a bad year for deli meats, alcoholic beverages and the provinces’ school nutrition policies. Even restaurant meals were exposed for their shockingly high calorie and sodium counts.… continue reading

Vitamin D: put a little light in your life

Monday, December 24, 2007
Al Sears, MD 12794 Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 16 Wellington, FL 33414 I recently wrote about a report out of a university in Nebraska showing that vitamin D has the potential to lower the risk of all cancers in women by 77%.1 In the last 15 months, 5 more bombshells exploded showing the power of vitamin D to stop cancer.… continue reading

Interview with Dr. Rhonda Low – Lung cancer & Sunlight

Thursday, December 20, 2007
181 Glebe Avenue Ottawa, ON K1S 2C6 Ph. 613.567.0706 Fx. 613.567.0315 TRANSCRIPT Media Outlet: CIVT-TV (Vancouver) Date: Dec 18/2007 Program: CTV News Live at 5 Time: 17:55 Anchor / Reporter: Colleen Christie Length: 02:30 Topic: Interview with Dr. Rhonda Low Colleen Christie: Dr.… continue reading

High proportion of non-white students found to have insufficient vitamin D: study

Thursday, December 20, 2007
TORONTO – A study of vitamin D levels in more than 100 University of Toronto students has found a much higher proportion of non-white participants had insufficient levels of the vitamin in their blood compared to white students. The pilot study, which hasn’t been published in a peer-reviewed medical journal yet, was conducted in February and March at the university’s Mississauga campus.… continue reading

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