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Vitamin D-rich foods during pregnancy may cut allergy risk in kids

Times of India - ‎5 hours ago‎
Higher intake of foods containing vitamin D during pregnancy may reduce the risk of children developing allergies, a study reveals.
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Sun's rays provide needed vitamin D

Delta-Optimist - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Due to our higher latitude, there is small window when Canadians can have vitamin D synthesized by the sun - typically from late spring to early fall, around 10 a.m.

Eggs raise vitamin D levels in rats with diabetes

Futurity: Research News - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
People with diabetes have trouble retaining vitamin D and other nutrients because of poor kidney function. Researchers found diabetic rats fed an egg-based diet had higher concentrations of vitamin D, improved blood glucose levels, and gained less weight.
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Simple change in diet could boost vitamin D levels for people suffering from Type 2 diabetes - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A simple change in diet could boost vitamin D levels for millions of Americans suffering from Type 2 diabetes, according to new research from Iowa State University published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
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Finally, sunscreen that doesn't block but gives you instant Vitamin D

Hindustan Times - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Scientists have developed a sunscreen that allows the body to produce vitamin D while still blocking harmful rays. US researchers have found a new sunscreen that guarantees no loss of vitamin D, rather allows the body to produce the essential vitamin, ...
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New Iowa State research holds promise for diabetics with vitamin D deficiency Iowa State University

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Vitamin D is important for bone health and protecting against cancer and other diseases, but diabetics have trouble retaining it and other nutrients because of poor kidney function.
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Milk found to raise children's vitamin D level: study - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The health effects of vitamin D are well-known, particularly on bone health. There is also a good body of evidence that suggests higher serum levels of vitamin D are associated with better muscle strength and decreased risk of type 1 diabetes and other ...

Mercola Releases Vitamin D with Liposomal Technology for Enhanced Benefits (press release) - ‎5 hours ago‎
12, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 32 percent of adults and children throughout the U.S.
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86% people have below normal vitamin D levels: Study

Times of India - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Chandigarh: About 86% of people have below normal vitamin D levels, out of which nearly 45% had moderate to severe deficiency and nearly 3% had undetectable levels, according to a study conducted to find out prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in ...

BetterYou's revolutionary daily oral vitamin spray could boost vitamin D levels in children with epilepsy - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
A revolutionary daily oral vitamin spray by health pioneers BetterYou can boost vitamin D levels in deficient children, particularly common in those with epilepsy.

High vitamin D products are medicines not food supplements: German government - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Food supplements containing over 20 µg daily doses of vitamin D could be considered medicinal since they go above and beyond daily recommended intakes, the German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) has said.

Vitamin D linked to fertility animals

All about feed - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
ScienceDaily reports that the study, carried out on a remote Hebridean island, adds to growing evidence that vitamin D - known as the sunshine vitamin - is associated with reproductive health.
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Don't risk skin cancer while chasing vitamin D boost, authorities warn

The Guardian - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
Sun protection to reduce skin cancer risk should be the priority even for people with vitamin D deficiency, experts said. “During summer, most Australians have adequate vitamin D levels just from doing typical day-to-day activities, such as walking for ...

New sunscreen offers vitamin D production with UV protection

Medical News Today - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
However, vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency constitute a major health problem worldwide. Vitamin D deficiency affects around 40% of children and 60% of adults globally, particularly in the US, Canada, Europe, Asia, India, South America and Australia.

Vitamin D - why it's so important and where to find it

NW Evening Mail - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
VITAMIN D is one of the most important things for healthy bones and teeth and it is especially integral for children who are still growing.
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Fortified dairy products increase serum vitamin D level in primary school children - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Sufficient intake of fortified dairy products is of significant importance for the serum vitamin D level in primary school children, shows a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.

Milk, vitamin supplements and exercise raise children's vitamin D levels University of Eastern Finland

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Sufficient intake of fortified dairy products is of significant importance for the serum vitamin D level in primary school children, shows a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Dry Eye Syndromes

Endocrinology Advisor - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
"Dry eye and impaired tear function in patients with vitamin D deficiency may indicate a protective role of vitamin D in the development of dry eye, probably by enhancing tear film parameters and reducing ocular surface inflammation," the researchers ...

The New Sunscreen That Lets You Absorb Vitamin D

Shape Magazine - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
You know that sunscreen is totally necessary for both skin cancer protection and anti-aging. But one of the downsides of traditional SPF is that it also blocks your body's ability to soak up the vitamin D you get from the sun. (Make sure you're not ...