The sunshine vitamin

| December 17, 2008

Chances are you are deficient in Vitamin D. It seems that most of us are these days. Everyone I know that has had their Vitamin D levels tested have been too low, including myself. I would highly encourage everyone to ask their doctors to include a vitamin D test the next time they have blood […]

Vitamin D

| November 17, 2008

The importance of vitamin D in connection with calcium absorption was discovered over 75 years ago when rickets was a major public health concern in the United States. Rickets was a common skeletal disease that weakened bones in children in the 1930’s, but was essentially eliminated after the fortification of milk with vitamin D. Vitamin […]

The Vitamin E “Extended” Family

| August 3, 2008

Now more than ever it is important to distinguish “natural” vitamins from some of the isolated forms commonly used in supplements. Why? Because headlines questioning the health benefits of the popular antioxidants A, C and E have been causing confusion among doctors and patients alike.