Posts Tagged ‘ Vitamin D ’

Study Finds Vitamin D May Do Nothing To Prevent Common Colds

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October 14, 2012

Contrary to conventional wisdom, a new study finds a dose of Vitamin D--long considered a surefire way to prevent a common cold--does nothing to stave off colds or other forms of upper respiratory tract infections. The study, published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association, included 322 healthy adults in New Zealand ... read more


Low Vitamin D Levels Linked To Weight Gain In Older Women

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July 27, 2012

A new study published in the journal of Women's Health finds that older women who don't get enough vitamin D might be slightly heavier than those who do. The study, which examined about 4,600 aged 65 and older for 4½ years, found that women with low levels of vitamin D in their blood gained about ... read more


Low Vitamin D Levels In Pregnancy Linked To Language Problems In Children

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April 12, 2012

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics finds that women with low levels of vitamin D in their blood during pregnancy increase their odds of having a child with language problems. Of the 743 pregnant women who participated in the study, those with the lowest amounts of vitamin D in their blood during their ... read more