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vitamin d

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.

Immune system changes with the seasons

Phenomenon could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others.

Exercise cuts injuries from falls in older women

Keeping strong and flexible may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs.

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