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A large percentage of the population would benefit from higher levels of vitamin D. Vitamin D plays an essential role in the prevention of some 20 common cancers, the prevention of bone problems, modulation of neuromuscular and immune function, reduction of inflammation, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes. Vitamin D also seems to improve infertility, weight control and memory.

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  • Vitamin D News Roundup

    Here are some recent news clips about vitamin D that we think you should know about: Vitamin D Instead of Antibiotics? Vitamin D: Coming to Food Labels in the US Vitamin D Deficiency Correlated with Foot and Ankle Problems Vitamin D and Heart Health
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  • Top 10 food sources for vitamin D

    It is evident that a variety of foods can be selected that taste great, and are a very good source of vitamin D: a winning combination, every time.
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  • Let Them Eat… Fortified Bread?

    Vitamin D deficiency has reached near-pandemic levels throughout much of the world, forcing governments to take another look at how to get more vitamin D into its citizens. With the still prevailing attitudes that exposure to sunlight flies in the face of efforts to prevent skin cancer, many have called for increasing vitamin D intake through dietary sources, especially through the fortification of food products. Progress is being made, but for those on the front lines of vitamin D advocacy, it feels like it is moving along at a snail’s pace.
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  • The top 5 Vitamin D-Bates

    With all the attention that Vitamin D has been receiving in recent years, now is a great time to review what the major issues are with regard to this important and life-giving nutrient. This article will present a concise list of some of the major ongoing “D-bates” with sources for further reading at the bottom of each issue.
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