Vitamin D and PCOS: Can you improve Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome with the sunshine vitamin?
Is there a link between low vitamin D and PCOS? Polycystic ovarian disease, or PCOS, is the most common hormonal or endocrine disorder that affects women of child-bearing age. PCOS is thought to affect between 3 to 10% of women between the ages of 18 and 40. While you might think that PCOS is only […]
Can Vitamin D slow the growth of early colon cancer tumors?
A study published this past August by cancer researchers from Spain in the journal Colon Cancer, suggests that higher levels of Vitamin D (specifically the amount of Vitamin D receptors) can possibly help in early colon cancer cases by blocking a specific colon cancer progression pathway called Wnt/beta-catenin. Higher levels of Wnt/beta-catenin are thought to […]
How much Vitamin D do you need each day?
One common question we receive is “How much vitamin D should I be taking…” And to answer that question honestly, we really don’t know the exact dose of Vitamin D required by each individual since absorption and storage of Vitamin D can differ (as well as how much vitamin D is produced from daily sun […]