Jun
24
2008

More vitamin D news

The big D: Research continues to shed light on the role vitamin D plays in our bodies.
The big D: Research continues to shed light on the role vitamin D plays in our bodies.Courtesy Leo Reynolds

We've talked beforeon Science Buzz about the link between sunlight, vitamin D and cancer. Well, the story just won't go away...

Here's more evidence that sunlight = vitamin D = a healthier life.

And research that shows vitamin D can reduce the risk of diabetes.

And also reduce risk of a heart attack.

But, just to keep things balanced, here's a report that vitamin D doesn’t do everything – some of the health benefits claimed for the vitamin don’t stand up to research

And here’s a summary of the pros and cons of vitamin D and sun exposure.

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Gene says:

A new study shows that older individuals with high levels of vitamin D suffer lower death rates than those with lower levels. The study is inconclusive as to exactly why.

posted on Tue, 07/08/2008 - 8:43am
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maria cioz says:

and i think this is a bad idea because people should not smoke

posted on Tue, 07/16/2013 - 11:07am

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