Harsh Winter Leads to Vitamin D Deficiency : Study

In an unsurprising, yet telling finding, recent research identified a high risk of vitamin D deficiency during winter months for people in snowy, northern cities. Nearly half the residents of Buffalo, NY, have insufficient levels of the sunshine vitamin in the winter, and 25 percent may be considered deficient, the study from the University of …Read More

Bright Ideas for Treating the Winter Blues

An excerpt from “Bright Ideas for Treating the Winter Blues” By, Melinda Beck The Wall Street Journal, Health Journal December 1, 2009 . Vitamin D: This is created by the sun’s rays on the skin, and therefore declines during the winter. Deficiencies have been linked to a wide variety of illnesses, including depression. So it …Read More