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Vitamin D Deficiency Syndrome
Vitamin D Deficiency SyndromeAbstract from the Vitamin D Council We propose Vitamin D Deficiency Syndrome (VDDS) exists when 25(OH)D levels of less than 25 ng/mL are found in patients with two or more of the following conditions: osteoporosis, heart disease, hypertension, autoimmune diseases, certain cancers, depression, chronic fatigue or chronic...More
Vitamin D Experts
Vitamin D - What the experts have to say....Humans make thousands of units of vitamin D within minutes of whole body exposure to sunlight. From what we know of nature, it is unlikely such a system evolved by chance.~ Dr. John Cannell, Executive Director, Vitamin D Council.If you think of...More
Vitamin D Scientists' Call to Action Statement
Vitamin D Scientists' Call to Action StatementWe are aware of substantial scientific evidence supporting the role of vitamin D in prevention of cancer. It has been reasonably established that adequate serum vitamin D metabolite levels are associated with substantially lower incidence rates of several types of cancer, including those of...More
Vitamin D Testing, Results and Levels
Vitamin D Test and LevelsTo ensure you know whether you have the correct vitamin D level, it is vital to get the correct test done. Not all tests are equal!The correct test is the 25(OH)D  also called the 25-hydroxyvitamin test.It is also very important to check what values your lab is...More
Vitamin D The Natural Way
The best way to get your vitamin D The Natural Way - with CONTROLLED - Educated - Indoor Tanning AUG. 28, 2009 - People with low vitamin D levels have almost double the risk of heart disease, according to new research from Washington University in St. Louis published in the...More
Vitamin D and Sunshine
vitamin d - the sunshine vitamin - A note from the 'not for profit' Vitamin D CouncilVitamin D, Sunshine, and Your Health* If you totally avoid the sun, recent research indicates you need about 4,000 units of vitamin D a day! Which means you can't get enough vitamin D from...More
Vitamin D in a nutshell
Vitamin D in simple termsVitamin DA prehormone that behaves similar to a steroid in that it binds to a receptor and has a regulatory effect on gene expression. Vitamin D plays an important role in: the maintenance of several organ systems, bone formation and mineralization, and the control of calcium...More
low level LOW Vit D levels common in NZ newborns
low level Vitamin D status of newborns in New Zealand.Recognition of the important non-skeletal health effects of vitamin D has focused attention on the vitamin D status of individuals across the lifespan. To examine the vitamin D status of newborns, we measured serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) in the...More