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Friday, August 29, 2008

Researchers Say Vitamin D Might Prevent Disorders, Including Multiple Sclerosis

Newark, NJ (AHN) - Researchers say that people who get plenty of the sunshine Vitamin D may end up preventing certain diseases. Having more of the vitamin that serves as the principal regulator of calcium in the body, may also protect against specific autoimmune disorders including multiple sclerosis (MS) according to Sylvia Christakos, PhD, of the UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. In addition, having more Vitamin D in the body might prevent the production of malignant cells, such as breast and prostate cancer in their bodies, Christakos found.
Read article at allheadlinenews.com

The following paper by Oliver Gillie is also very well worth reading:


Its worth considering upping your intake of vitamin D whether by sunshine, by what you eat or by taking supplements. There are clearly many groups of people and individuals who are not getting enough vitamin D and this is a major causative factor in many diseases and disabilities. - Falls and fractures in old age, for instance, would be far fewer if people took more vitamin D and calcium.

Also reduce your salt intake.

Lose weight, reduce your risk of most cancers, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease, heart attack, vascular dementia, osteopenia, osteoporosis, hypercholesterolaemia, depression, liver and kidney problems, and improve your health in many other ways without drugs or expense by eating less salt! - Try it! - You will feel so much better!

vulnerable groups

See Sodium in foods

Associated health conditions