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Muscling in on the role of vitamin D

Friday, June 28, 2019

Muscling in on the role of vitamin D

by Westmead Institute for Medical Research
Professor Jenny Gunton from the Westmead Institute for Medical Research. Credit: The Westmead Institute for Medical Research
A recent study conducted at The Westmead Institute for Medical Research has shed light on the role of vitamin D in muscle cells.… continue reading

Dr. Holick Inducted into Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame!

Friday, June 28, 2019
Dr. Holick Inducted into Orthomolecular Medicine 
Hall of Fame!  

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This month, GrassrootsHealth scientist panel member, Dr. Michael Holick, was elected as a Fellow for the American Society of Nutrition (ASN), and was inducted into the Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame!  Dr.
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i2: Intelligent Ignorance

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

i2: Intelligent Ignorance

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 SmartTan.com By Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender A man named Nick has just landed a job selling vacuum cleaners door-to-door. Starting as a trainee, Nick goes through the usual sales training exercises and activities.… continue reading

Sunlight Institute Responses to sun articles 6/17/19—6/23/19

Monday, June 24, 2019
Sunlight Institute Responses to sun articles 6/17/19—6/23/19 https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190617/VITALE-study-High-dose-vitamin-D-effective-in-lowering-fracture-rates-after-kidney-transplantation.aspx An interesting study, and not surprising, since vitamin D is essential for the absorption of calcium into the bone. My opinion is that plenty of sunlight is more effective than supplementation at preventing fractures, since full-body sun exposure at midday can produce up to 20,000 IU of vitamin D, along with numerous other healthful photoproducts.… continue reading

Health Dangers of Sun Avoidance

Monday, June 24, 2019

Health Dangers of Sun Avoidance

June 21, 2019
Lather on the sunscreen. Put on a hat. Cover up. Get in the shade.
But be sure to take that Vitamin D supplement. Maybe, just maybe, this isn’t the best advice.
It’s the 1st day of summer.… continue reading

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