Think You Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

Everyone says we’re not getting enough of it, but what is vitamin D, anyway? Winter is coming, and unfortunately, we’re not talking about “Game of Thrones.” We’re talking about shorter days, less sunlight and the associated risks of developing a vitamin D deficiency. Dubbed “the sunshine vitamin,” vitamin D sounds sort of adorable. Like maybeRead More

Taking too much vitamin D

Nearly one in five U.S. adults are taking supplemental vitamin D, and a growing number are taking excessively high doses linked to an increased risk of fractures, falls, kidney stones and certain cancers, a new study suggests. Vitamin D helps the body use calcium to support bone health. The recommended daily intake of vitamin DRead More