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We All Need More Vitamin D

ELLE UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
After years of heated debate, last week's breaking health news saw the UK's leading medical experts confirm the importance of vitamin D supplements to improve and preserve our long-term wellbeing. Also known as the 'sunshine vitamin', as it is best ...
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Ancient teeth tell vitamin D story: Canadian researchers - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Teeth from four French women and two Quebec residents who died hundreds of years ago show the telltale signs of vitamin D deficiency, a new study says.

Your Good Health: Low vitamin D can be treated with injections

Times Colonist - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Dear Dr. Roach: I was wondering if you can give me any advice on dealing with my diagnosis of low vitamin D. I have been plagued by this for years.
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'Everyone' needs to take vitamin D supplements as modern life is bad for bones, health officials warn - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Everyone should take vitamin D supplements during the British autumn and winter because modern lifestyles and gloomy weather have led to deficiencies, health officials have warned.

Lack of vitamin D 'caused broken bones' in boy taken from parents

The Times (subscription) - ‎14 hours ago‎
A toddler who was removed from his parents for seven months because of suspected child abuse has been returned home after a judge was told that vitamin D deficiency could have caused his bone fractures. In a warning to other social workers, the judge ...
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How To Get Enough Vitamin D In The Summer Months, But Still Protect Yourself From Sun Damage

Medical Daily - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
It would seem that summer is the best time of year to get plenty of Vitamin D, seeing as our main source of it comes from the sun.

Everyone should take vitamin D pills, doctors warn

The Times (subscription) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Health experts say that levels of vitamin D deficiency are the highest in 50 years, and one in five people has a severe deficiency.

Are YOU at risk of Vitamin D deficiency? Many need supplements warns Public Health England - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
This advice is based on the recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) following its review of the evidence on vitamin D and health. Vitamin D is made in the skin by the action of sunlight and this is the main source of ...

On vitamin D, sun-starved Brits should look to Norway - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Is anyone surprised that we Brits are in danger of having vitamin D deficiencies? Those long winter nights might be far from your mind right now, but seeing how keen we are to strip off as soon as the sun comes out might remind us that sunshine, an ...

The evidence on vitamin D cannot be ignored

The Times (subscription) - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
It is eight years since The Times first revealed the statistics about Vitamin D deficiency in the west and north of Scotland.

Vitamin D Supplementation and Progression of Knee Osteoarthritis

JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
To the Editor Dr Jin and colleagues reported that the use of vitamin D did not prevent progression of knee osteoarthritis. However, the results of this study have limitations that indicate the need for further studies.

65-70% Indians are Vitamin D deficient. Here's why you should worry

Times of India - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Recent studies have revealed that 65-70 per cent Indians are Vitamin D deficient and another 15 per cent are insufficient. Wondering what's all the fuss about?

Triple intake of daily Vitamin D for healthy bones: Study

The Siasat Daily - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
London: Tripling intake of Vitamin D in daily diet can help in maintenance of healthy bones, a new research said today. The new recommendation, made by the Science Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN), comes after a five-year review which showed ...

This Morning's Dr Ranj explains what YOU need to know about shocking vitamin D warning - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The doctors spoke to hosts Eamonn and Ruth about the advice from health bosses that everyone should take a Vitamin D supplement in a bid to boost health.

Everything you need to know about Vitamin D

The Fuss - ‎7 hours ago‎
New public health advice suggests that everyone should consider taking vitamin D supplements in autumn and winter because it's vital to your overall health, and here's why.

Vitamin D: 10 Benefits to Your Cardiovascular System

Newsmax - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Vitamin D is found in salmon and other fatty fish, milk, fortified orange juice, and vitamin D supplements. A strong source of getting the most out of that vitamin D in your body is exposure to sunlight, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine, as the sun ...

Should everyone take Vitamin D supplements?

Australian Journal of Pharmacy (registration) (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
Complementary Medicines Australia has welcomed new UK-based guidance by a committee of independent experts that recommends everyone in the UK should take vitamin D supplements, rather than just some groups of the population. The new guidelines ...
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Video: Parents react to new advice on Vitamin D

Belfast Telegraph - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Public Health England are advising everyone to consider taking Vitamin D supplements in the winter months. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.

BetterYou's DLux oral vitamin D spray can help effectively manage vitamin D levels - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
In a recent Medscape article, American experts report that the game is a mood-booster, and put this down to people going outside, being exposed to sunlight and receiving the benefits of vitamin D, which include decreasing anxiety and depression, and ...

Britons Should Take Vitamin D In Winter Months

Sky News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Dr Louis Levy, head of nutrition and science at PHE, said that a healthy diet and "short bursts" of sunshine would give most people all of the vitamin D they need in spring and summer. "However, everyone will need to consider taking a supplement in the ...