Arizona Advanced Medicine Clinic

Vitamin D: Sunshine and So Much More

By Linda B. White, M.D., assistant professor of Health Professions at Metropolitan State College, Denver

What do the following conditions have in common: osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer? Give up? Experts suspect that insufficient levels of vitamin D raise your risk of getting these diseases. Unfortunately, most of us probably are vitamin D deficient.

(This article was originally published in the February/March 2008 edition of Mother Earth News. That publication does not allow others to repost more than the first paragraph of an article. So please click on the link to read the rest of the article: http://www.motherearthnews.com/Natural-Health/2008-02-01/Vitamin-D-Sunshine-Supplements.aspx)

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