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...

Evidence and Action – A Summary

July 27, 2016 We can no longer wait to implement vitamin D programs in all walks of medicine – pregnancy, pediatrics, adult physicals, and disease treatment. Our disease incidence prevention chart gives a view...

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...

Here’s to the end of MS!

March 30, 2016 In December 2011, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society convened a two-day meeting of 40 MS experts from around the world. They were neurologists, epidemiologists, clinical trial specialists, laboratorians like me, molecular...

What Does the Equator have to do with MS?

March 16, 2016 The amount of material the major multiple sclerosis organizations have on vitamin D, latitude and MS is colossal. MS organizations are funding research, but it may not adequately represent vitamin D’s...

Smile for vitamin D

November 18, 2015 It has long been understood that vitamin D is good for the skeletal system – our bones and teeth. But, did you know that adequate vitamin D can not only support...

We are entering a vitamin D winter

November 4, 2015 As we enter the winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, it is important to be aware that over the next several months, the sun will not be a good source for...