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Vitamin D Is No Ordinary Nutrient.

Vitamin D is no ordinary nutrient. Unlike any other vitamin, it acts as a hormone, with unusually broad effects in the body. This explains why so many studies suggest that it’s crucial to immunity, heart health, bone health, and much more. Population studies suggest that it plays a role in diabetes prevention, and a small…

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July 14, 2014

Women at Higher Risk for Iodine Deficiency

Women at Higher Risk for Iodine Deficiency A too-common lack promotes fatigue, weight gain … possibly breast and other cancers Remember when vitamin D was the overlooked nutrient? Thanks to a wide publicity for new findings, awareness has risen and the US RDA got raised in 2010. Like vitamin D, iodine exerts exceptionally broad and…

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July 11, 2014