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Vitamin ‘cocktailing’ a dangerous strategy

Monday, November 12, 2007
Samara Felesky-Hunt For The Calgary Herald You may think loading up on a variety of supplements will keep all your vitamin and mineral bases covered, but it can put your health at risk. Worried about your health? You’re not alone. A whopping 78 per cent of Canadians between the ages of 35 and 65 years are concerned about the impact chronic disease could have on the quality of their life and how it might compromise their future.… continue reading

An Antarctic winter test for Vitamin D

Monday, November 12, 2007
As we slip, slop, slap, to reduce the risk of skin cancer, some of us are no longer getting enough Vitamin D and babies are again being born with rickets. Are Vitamin D supplements the answer? University of Melbourne researcher Sandra Iuliano has realised that the perfect way to answer this question is with the help of expeditioners from the Australian Antarctic Division and the long dark Antarctic winter.… continue reading

Sunbathing for your health: vitamin D prolongs women’s lifespans

Monday, November 12, 2007
By Charles D. Women who enjoy sunbathing may actually be doing it more for their health rather than looking good. In a recent study by researchers from King’s College London, it was discovered that women who have higher levels of vitamin D tend to be healthier than others, as well as be “biologically younger” than others.… continue reading

Treat Seasonal Depression With Vitamin D Supplements

Tuesday, November 6, 2007
By: K.J. Brown Seasonal Depression also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or Winter Blues is a common type of depression that can have a major impact on our lives. Luckily, this type of depression can be treated with Vitamin D Supplementation.… continue reading

Vitamin D cuts colon cancer death risk

Tuesday, November 6, 2007
People with higher vitamin D levels in their blood are less likely to die of colorectal cancer, U.S. researchers said Tuesday. But the researchers also made the surprising discovery that the vitamin did not appear to affect the chances of dying from any other type of cancer.… continue reading

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