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Higher vitamin D levels REDUCE the risk of liver cancer by up to 50%

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(Naturalhealth365) Of all forms of cancer, liver cancer – which claims over 24,000 lives a year in the United States alone – is one of the most dreadful. But, the real tragedy is how Western medicine continues to ignore the healing (and protective) power of nutrition – especially the value of maintaining higher vitamin D levels. The U.S. Centers for ... Read More »

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Vitamin D3 helps to repair the cardiovascular system, new study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) We’ve been hearing more and more about the value and importance of getting enough vitamin D, specifically vitamin D3. Simply put, optimal levels of vitamin D3 are crucial to the health of the immune system, brain functioning, bone health and avoiding dementia. In addition, a new study out of Ohio University has demonstrated the value of vitamin D3 to ... Read More »

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to more painful digestive health problems

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(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin D is integral to immune system health, bone health, brain functioning and fighting cancer. Now new research out of the University of Sheffield Department of Oncology and Metabolism has found that optimal vitamin D levels can help to ease painful IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) symptoms as well. IBS (sometimes called IBD – Irritable Bowel Disease) is a painful ... Read More »

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Liver problems and cancer risk reduced by taking vitamin D3

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(Naturalhealth365) As researchers have learned, having healthy levels of vitamin D can protect against diseases such as cancer, pneumonia, influenza and Alzheimer’s disease. But, if you’re deficient in vitamin D, relying on diet (alone) will not be enough to maintain healthy levels. In addition, make sure you’re consuming vitamin D3 – not vitamin D2. (Vitamin D2 is far less potent ... Read More »

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Higher vitamin D levels linked to reduced breast cancer risk

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(NaturalHealth365) Middle to older age women now have even more reason to spend time in the sun and stay vigilant with vitamin D supplementation. A recent research project called the Sister Study has confirmed a link between higher blood serum vitamin D levels and a lower risk of breast cancer. The Sister Study assessed women with a sister who had ... Read More »

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Back pain relief found by maintaining proper levels of vitamin D in the body

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the American Chiropractic Association, Americans spend a staggering $50 billion a year on back pain – and this is a conservative estimate. With up to 80 percent of the population suffering back pain at some point in their lives, the ailment is one of the most common reasons for missing work. Of course, conventionally-trained physicians tend to ... Read More »

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Vitamin D – Surprising truths and myths revealed

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(NaturalHealth365) According to the CDC, breast cancer – the most common cause of cancer in women – claimed over 41,000 lives in 2014 alone. Yet integrative healthcare providers, like Dr. Daniel Cobb, say that the toll from this horrible disease could be sharply reduced by simply understanding the value of nutritional supplementation – especially the use of vitamin D. In ... Read More »

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High dose vitamin D significantly reduces sunburn redness and inflammation, study reveals

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(NaturalHealth365) Although direct sunlight is an important source of beneficial vitamin D, excessive exposure can result in painful sunburn. And sunburn is by no means a rare occurrence, even with growing public awareness of the dangers. In fact, according to the CDC, over a third of American adults report having suffered a sunburn within the past year. Now, with “sunburn ... Read More »

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New study reveals vitamin D dosage needed to reach optimal levels

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(NaturalHealth365) When it comes to vitamin D, naturopaths, conventional medical doctors, dietitians and researchers all seem to agree. Not only is the “sunshine vitamin” indispensable for strong bones and teeth, immune system function and heart health, but it also can help prevent serious diseases, including cancer. But, when it comes to recommendations for vitamin D supplementation, confusion and contradiction reign. ... Read More »

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Sunscreen reduces vitamin D3 production by 99 percent, study reports

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(NaturalHealth365) For over two decades, we have been warned about the ‘dangers of sun exposure.’  Yet, while a sunburn can indeed have negative health effects, the truth is that the sun is our best source for vitamin D – particularly vitamin D3.  Unfortunately, sunscreen products – as low as SPF 15 – actually block the production of crucial vitamin D3 ... Read More »

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to increased risk of muscle injury

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(NaturalHealth365) Awareness of the potent health effects of vitamin D has been on the rise in recent years. Getting sufficient vitamin D is linked with a healthy immune system response, faster healing times and stronger bones, while vitamin D deficiency is linked with a higher risk for cancer, dementia, MS and a range of other health issues. While vitamin D ... Read More »

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Vitamin D proven to protect against respiratory infections

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(NaturalHealth365) Adequate vitamin D levels are critical to immune system health and a range of other health areas.  In fact, science clearly suggests that maintaining proper levels can help us to avoid dementias like, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. This essential vitamin is best produced by exposing the body to the sun and can help to keep our muscles and bones ... Read More »

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