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Vitamin D May Prevent Diabetes

Photo Credit Ma Guihua

Photo Credit Ma Guihua

Do you take vitamin D?

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease, two illnesses that commonly occur together and are the most common cause of illness and death in Western countries.

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Obesity Key in Sparking Autoimmune Diseases

chid-obesity_副本Obesity has been linked to many chronic diseases. But this is not all.

A study reveals that obesity is also a primary environmental factor sparking disorders like Crohn’s Disease and multiple sclerosis.

Autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s Disease and multiple sclerosis, in which the immune system attacks its own body rather than predatory
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Calcium-Collagen Chelate Better for Bone Health

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We have long been advised to take calcium and vitamin D for stronger bones. But a latest study found a new dietary supplement actually works better than this combination.

A Florida State University researcher reveals that KoACT, a calcium-collagen chelate, is superior to calcium and vitamin D when it comes to bone health.

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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Dementia

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A new study has found that vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people.

 

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Let Your Pets Out for Good Health

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Many people like to have their beloved pets indoors to keep them from predators, parasites and disease. But a new study by the University of Illinois finds that rabbits that remain indoors may suffer from vitamin D deficiency.

 

In rabbits kept as pets or used in laboratory studies, the deficiency could lead to dental problems, undermine their cardiovascular health, weaken their immune systems and skew scientific findings.

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Low Vitamin D Adds Fracture Risk

Prof. Kristina Akesson

Vitamin D insufficiency in seniors has been shown to contribute to increased risk of fractures.

 

Previous studies have used single vitamin D measurements to investigate effects on bone.

 

A new study from Sweden has found that long-term low levels of vitamin D intake could lead to higher 10-year fracture risk in elderly women.

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