Postpone Chronic Disease

Given that we have longer lifespans, how can we live healthy until we die? Between 1900 and 2000 the average US lifespan has increased from 47 to 77 years. What if you wished for...

Do mammograms prevent breast cancer?

No! Source: CDC, US cancer statistics (choose United States, Female Breast) Breast cancer awareness month was started in 1985 with a goal of promoting mammography as the best weapon against breast cancer. Since that...

Health and Vitality at 62

Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Alison Lee. I live in the forested mountains of Western North Carolina. How did you hear about GrassrootsHealth & vitamin D? For years, I have...

Three Steps to Decreasing Your Breast Cancer Risk

GrassrootsHealth promotes health change through research. There are many research articles which conclude that vitamin D levels above 60 ng/ml (150 nmol/L) may significantly reduce your chance of getting breast cancer. Read about some...

Initial Vitamin D Levels on the Rise

Our very first D*action test results came in just over 9 years ago, in January 2009. Over 11,500 individuals have now taken part in our “observational field trial” by sharing their vitamin D test...

Could Vitamin D Prevent a Flu Epidemic?

February 8, 2018 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates, this winter’s flu season is on track to be worse than that of the 2014-2015 season when 34 million Americans...