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vitamin d

Calcium confusion? 5 things to know

This magical mineral is critical for healthy bones, nerves and muscles. Here’s how to be sure you’re getting the right amount.

What’s it going to take—a break?

The time to think about bone health is now.

Where’s the sun? And how important is it, really?

Learn the benefits—and sources—of the sunshine vitamin.

Goodbye multivitamin, hello fish oil

Americans have changed their preference in supplements since the late '90s, with more opting for omega-3, vitamin D and probiotics.

FDA takes aim at added sugars

Proposed updates to the Nutrition Facts label on food and beverages can keep consumers better informed of their daily intake.

Have arthritis? Supplements can do you good

'There’s some wisdom in these things that have been used for thousands and thousands of years,' a doctor shares. "We wouldn’t keep using them if they didn’t work.”

Weight-loss surgery and vitamin D

What you need to know about 'sunshine vitamin' deficiency and life-changing procedures.

Sunshine for sexual health

Study suggests men with low levels of vitamin D are more likely to be impotent.

The not-so-sunny side of bone health

Are you getting enough vitamin D and exercise to keep osteoporosis at bay?

‘Sunshine vitamin’ lowers MS risk

We've long known vitamin D can calm the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Evidence shows it may help prevent it, too.

Higher-protein diets combat type 2 diabetes

But it only works for those with a certain vitamin D metabolism.

Get your D to stay mentally sharp

Adults with low levels of this crucial vitamin are more likely to have dementia, poor memory and thinking skills.