Category Archives: Health

Vitamin D and Testosterone – The Missing Link to Virility?

Vitamin D - the ‘sunshine vitamin’ as we commonly know it as, is derived principally from our body’s exposure to sunlight, while small amounts are added from diet and food supplements. Vitamin D receptors are widely distributed in various body tissues Read more [...]

Vitamin D and Diabetes – Are they related?

Even though Vitamin D was discovered nearly a century ago, it was underrated so far, except for its role in maintaining healthy bones, strong teeth and a robust immune system. There is renewed interest in this vitamin during the past decade because of Read more [...]

Are low Vitamin D levels linked to child/adolescent Obesity?

Can low levels of vitamin D increase your child’s risk of getting fat, staying fat, and developing diabetes? New studies suggest the answer may be yes. A recent study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas is the latest Read more [...]

Vitamin D: The Anti-Diabetes Vitamin?

Could vitamin D be the anti-diabetes vitamin, improving insulin resistance and sensitivity? According to a recent university study, it may be true.   If you’re concerned about diabetes, you’re certainly not alone. According to the National Read more [...]

Vitamin D Supplements

Vitamin D has proven to be beneficial to human health in numerous matters. It can have a positive effect in a host of health conditions that include the likes of heart conditions, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and cancer. Keeping in mind, Read more [...]

Vitamin D and Breast Cancer

breast cancer vitamind d The link between Breast Cancer and missing Vitamin D   Just about everyone knows how important Vitamin D is for good health.  It can be found in dairy products such as milk, yogurt, or cheese.  Most people are able to synthesize adequate Read more [...]

Vitamin D Overdose

vitamin d overdose Vitamin D Overdose   With the recent rise of vitamin D research and raves about it’s “power” to increase weight loss and reduce weight gain, the question arises, is it possible to overdose on the vitamin? The answer is, yes. An overdose of Read more [...]

Vitamin D in Pregnancy

vitamin d pregnancy The importance of Vitamin D in pregnancy According to recent studies as reported by websites like livestrong.com and health.com, pregnant women probably should be taking in at least ten times more vitamin D than experts are currently recommending Read more [...]

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D Cholecalciferol, commonly addressed as Vitamin D3 is used by our metabolism to produce Vitamin A, Phosphorus and Calcium. Unlike other Vitamins, that are absorbed via ingestion or produced by our own metabolsim, cholecalciferol is no Vitamin, but a a Read more [...]

Vitamin D and Diabetes

vitamin d benefits There is ample contention to the fact that Vitamin D is an anti-diabetes vitamin that goes on to improve sensitivity and insulin resistance. Today, diabetes is a condition that people stumble upon frequently. Going by the records of the National Institute Read more [...]