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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

Vitamin D deficiency could be more common

Sunday, November 4, 2007
By: Wikinews “Vitamin D may have many uses in the human body besides building strong bones.” Benefits of Vitamin D Two scientists working at McGill University in Canada, reporting on their research and the research of other scientists, state in Scientific American that Vitamin D may have many uses in the human body besides building strong bones.… continue reading

At the moment, Vitamin D may fight cancer

Sunday, November 4, 2007
By Terri Coles TORONTO (Reuters) — As winter gets closer, the days get shorter — and along with a shortage of light, many North Americans may also find themselves short of vitamin D, a potential cancer fighter. A study released this week showed a connection between the sunshine vitamin, so-called because sunlight is our main source, and cancer prevention.… continue reading

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