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Traditionally-living Maasai and Hadzabe tribespeople – who spend plenty of time in the sun but avoid the hottest times – have average vitamin D levels of between 40 and 50 ng/mL. Should you replace RICE with METH?  “Extreme caution should be used when stopping or reducing bacon consumption.” Amen. I love stories with happy endings. [...]
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Vitamin D Levels Linked to Asthma Severity

Health : Newswise Medical News (6 years ago)

New research provides evidence for a link between vitamin D insufficiency and asthma severity. Serum levels of vitamin D in more than 600 Costa Rican children were inversely linked to several indicators of allergy and asthma severit... Read Post

Sun Exposure, Vitamin D May Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Health : Newswise Medical News (4 years ago)

People who spend more time in the sun and those with higher vitamin D levels may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published in the February 8, 2011, print issue of Neurology(r), the medical jou... Read Post

American Academy of Dermatology Statement on Journal of Internal Medicine Study on Sun Exposure, Vitamin D Levels and Mortality

Health : Newswise Medical News (4 months ago)

Recently, a study in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggested that women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this in... Read Post


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