Vitamin D Deficiency

Easy Ways To Improve Your Health With Nature

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 05.12.2017 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Whether climbing a mountainous terrain, swimming in a serine lake, or catching a glorious sunset, being in nature fosters well-being in infinite ways, including balancing our nervous system, impacting cardiovascular health, and influencing our mood.

A Little Sunshine Goes A Long Way Toward A Healthy Heart

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Warnings about excessive sun exposure because of potential skin damage and skin cancer have dominated the conversation. However, too little contact with the outdoors can also cause problems when it results in the deficiency of an all-important ingredient called vitamin D.

The Link Between Vitamin D And Rheumatoid Arthritis

Jason Tetro | Posted 03.27.2017 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the oldest ailments in human existence and for anyone suffering from this condition, the symptoms can be unbearable. At the microscopic level, the lining of the joints becomes inflamed and as a result, aches. Trying to figure out how to manage arthritis has been the goal of many researchers.

Lack Of Vitamin D Linked To IBS: Study

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Living

In a study looking at people with IBS, 82% had insufficient vitamin D levels.

We May All Be Vitamin D Deficient, Because Science Messed Up

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.19.2015 | Canada Living

We need far more vitamin D than previously thought, according to two teams of researchers from Canada and the U.S. The Recommended Dietary Allowanc...

12 Vitamin D Foods For The Dark Days Ahead

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Living

As we head into a dark and cold winter (for some of us, it feels like it's already here), we'll start missing out not only on the sunshine, but also t...

A Little Bit Of Sunshine Can Help Your Asthma

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Living

Catching some rays outside could be a simple solution to managing acute asthmatic episodes, according to a new study at Tel Aviv University. While ...

Maybe You Don't Need Some More Vitamin D

CBC | Posted 03.27.2014 | Canada Living

Taking vitamin D supplements to prevent cancer, heart disease, fractures and premature death provide few if any benefits, a new review of studies says...

8 Ways To Boost Your Anti-Cancer Diet

Everyday Health | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Living

By Marie Suszynski, Everyday Health A variety of different nutrients are crucial for your body to fight cancer, but the problem is that the North A...

Not Enough Vitamin D Could Leave You Tongue-Tied

CBC | Posted 04.14.2012 | Canada Living

Children born to women who had low levels of vitamin D during their pregnancy are more likely to have language problems, a new study suggests. ...