Tomorrow is Vitamin D Day

November 1, 2016 Vitamin D day was created by the Vitamin D Society and is co-sponsored by both GrassrootsHealth and Vitamin D Council. The Vitamin D day web site has great beginner materials including...

Robert Heaney – In Memorium

August 8, 2016 Dr. Robert Heaney left us on August 6, 2016. In this newsletter we have provided some information about his accomplishments for you to look at below. We’d truly love to have...

Evidence and Action – Part 1

July 6, 2016 How can we redesign research questions so that we are not harming a population by doing research?! What research questions can we ask that are beneficial? How can we MOVE faster...

Vitamin D and Pain

June 29, 2016 When new people start the project, the very first thing they report is ‘ohmygoodness–I have considerably less pain’, or ‘this is the first time in years that my pain has gone...

We Can’t Wait!

June 9, 2016 …. the March of Dimes needs us to implement what is known about vitamin D while they continue to research the various biological causes of preterm births! Their work is certainly...

Harness the Sun: Duration

May 25, 2016 Sunshine is important for your health, but before you get sun rays you need to assess your current situation. We want to get sunshine and all its beneficial aspects, but we...

Harness the Sun: UV Strength

May 18, 2016 The ultraviolet index or UV index is a measurement of the strength of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. It is 0 in the dark of night and 10-11 in the middle of...

Know your D level

April 13, 2016 Last week, we presented the results of a study that we did with a combination of YOUR data and data from the randomized trial published in 2007 by Drs Lappe and...