Vitamin D Newsletter - May 14, 2013 View this email in your browser Supporters of the Vitamin D Council Vitamin D Council Members Blog Infant formula: Not always enough vitamin D
May 10, 2013 -- Brant Cebulla
A new publication in the International Journal of Circumpolar Health reports that even infants placed on formula are at risk for severe vitamin D deficiency. Continue reading → (no membership required) Vitamin D and pediatric bone health
May 7, 2013 -- John Cannell, MD
Dr Cannell reviews some of the latest research on the importance of vitamin D for bone health in infants and children. Continue reading → (membership required) Open-label trial: Vitamin D reduces falls and fractures in vascular Parkinsonism
May 8, 2013 -- Brant Cebulla
New study finds that vitamin D reduces falls and fractures in vascular Parkinsonism but in a surprise finding, not Parkinson’s disease. Continue reading → (membership required) Open-label pilot trial: Vitamin D helps manage Crohn's
May 11, 2013 -- Kate Saley
A new open label carried out by Professor Linlin Yang reports that vitamin D may be of help to people with Crohn’s. Continue reading → (membership required) Supplementing infants: What dosage is best?
May 6, 2013 -- Brant Cebulla
Several pediatric societies along with the IOM have recommended infants get 400 IU of vitamin D daily to fulfill their vitamin D needs. Continue reading → (membership required) Low vitamin D levels in UK athletes
May 12, 2013 -- John Anderson, PhD
A new study out of the South African Journal of Sports Medicine recently examined the vitamin D levels of UK track and field athletes. Continue reading → (no membership required)
Can vitamin D improve insulin resistance during pregnancy?
May 13, 2013 -- Kate Saley
In a new study, researchers in Iran were interested in whether different dosages of vitamin D would improve insulin resistance during pregnancy. Continue reading → (membership required)
Vitamin D News Room Low vitamin D among elderly in Brazil, adequate in younger populations
May 8, 2013 -- Vitamin D News
A new study reports that vitamin D levels in Sao Paulo, Brazil, are good in the young and active during the summer, while not in the winter and that the elderly have poor levels year round. Continue reading → UV exposure directly lowers blood pressure
May 8, 2013 -- Vitamin D News
According to research published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, when UV rays reach the skin, a compound that helps lower blood pressure is released into our blood vessels. Continue reading →
Low vitamin D in obese adolescents linked to metabolic risks
May 7, 2013 -- Vitamin D News
Vitamin D deficiency is significantly associated with metabolic risk factors in morbidly obese adolescents, according to research reported at the Pediatric Endocrine Society annual meeting. Continue reading →
Grant to increase vitamin D awareness
May 13, 2013 -- Vitamin D News
Feeding for Life Foundation is offering a grant to fund projects that raise awareness for the importance of vitamin D and boost intake in pre-school children. Continue reading →
How much vitamin D do I take while breastfeeding?
May 14, 2013 -- Vitamin D Event
This week's free Grassroots Health webinar features vitamin D researcher Bruce Hollis, MD, discussing vitamin D requirements for breastfeeding mothers and infants.
Register here for today's webinar, which starts at 10am PST! Have a vitamin D question? You can submit your questions for Dr Hollis when you register. Help the Council Today Like Tweet Forward to Friend Copyright © 2013 The Vitamin D Council, All rights reserved.
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