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Quarter of over-50s found to be low in vital ‘sunshine’ vitamin

Research: Vitamin D is present in a number of foods, including fish and eggs Quarter of over-50s found to be low in vital ‘sunshine’ vitamin Independent.ie Lack of exercise is linked to one in four adults over 50 being deficient in vitamin D which is needed to help keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/quarter-of-over50s-found-to-be-low-in-vital-sunshine-vitamin-38218197.html… Read More »

High-dose vitamin D shows benefit in patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Results of a small clinical trial suggest that supplementing chemotherapy with high doses of vitamin D may benefit patients with metastatic colorectal cancer by delaying progression of the disease, say scientists from Harvard-affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Prompted by the “very encouraging” results of the Sunshine clinical trial, the potential benefits of vitamin D supplementation in metastatic… Read More »