New analysis of data confirms the need for higher RDA of vitamin D

Recently published data indicated that the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) made a statistical error when arriving at the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for vitamin D in 2010. Dr. Cannell covered this paper in a blog. . The statisticians estimated that 8,895 IU daily of vitamin D is needed to get 97.5% of the population …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