(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin D deficiency has become a global health problem, and more than one billion people across the world are either vitamin D insufficient or deficient. Studies have found that a deficiency in the “sun vitamin” can lead to health problems like poor glycemic control, obesity and hypertension. In fact, a chronic vitamin D deficiency can contribute to the development of certain types of cancer.
Just a few years ago, vitamin D was simply known as the “bone vitamin.” Thanks to the hard work of many scientists, especially Michael Holick, MD, a pioneer in vitamin D research, the data show that nearly every tissue and cell type in the body has receptors for vitamin D.1 As a result of this….Read more
May 1st, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, according to a growing body of research. Vitamin D, once primarily known for its role in bone health, has traversed into the mainstream as one of the most important…Read more