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News Archive for December, 2008

Don’t Think of ‘D’ As a Vitamin: It’s Much More!

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

“Technically not a ‘vitamin,’ vitamin D is in a class by itself. Its metabolic product, calcitriol, is actually a secosteroid hormone that targets over 1000 genes in the human body. Current research has implicated vitamin D deficiency as a major …

TODAY’S HEADLINE STORY: Don’t Think of ‘D’ As a Vitamin: It’s Much More!

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

“Technically not a ‘vitamin,’ vitamin D is in a class by itself. Its metabolic product, calcitriol, is actually a secosteroid hormone that targets over 1000 genes in the human body. Current research has implicated vitamin D deficiency as a major …

Press report realizes adults may need 10 times more vitamin D.

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Press reports about vitamin D research are starting to figure out that the amount of vitamin D people need can only be satisfied naturally through regular sun exposure — with some recommendations now suggesting humans need 10 times more “sunshine …

TODAY’S HEADLINE STORY: Press report realizes adults may need 10 times more vitamin D.

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Press reports about vitamin D research are starting to figure out that the amount of vitamin D people need can only be satisfied naturally through regular sun exposure — with some recommendations now suggesting humans need 10 times more “sunshine …

Sunny history behind this wintry holiday season

Monday, December 29th, 2008

Happy Holidays, Indoor Tanning Community! Some Dec. 25 holiday origins celebrated the sun god.”In imperial Rome, the December 25 feast in honor of the Invincible Sun, Sol Invictus, was accompanied by the exchange of gifts, cutting of greens, lighting of …

TODAY’S HEADLINE STORY: Sunny history behind this wintry holiday season

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Happy Holidays, Indoor Tanning Community! Some Dec. 25 holiday origins celebrated the sun god.”In imperial Rome, the December 25 feast in honor of the Invincible Sun, Sol Invictus, was accompanied by the exchange of gifts, cutting of greens, lighting of …

Three quarters of children with diabetes don’t get enough vitamin D, new study shows.

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston have shown that almost 75 percent of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes are deficient in vitamin D, HealthDay.com reported this week.…

TODAY’S HEADLINE STORY: Three quarters of children with diabetes don’t get enough vitamin D, new study shows.

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston have shown that almost 75 percent of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes are deficient in vitamin D, HealthDay.com reported this week.…

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