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...

New Tests Coming Soon!

GrassrootsHealth’s D*action project has been providing thousands of participants with results from lab testing and the myData-myAnswers personal health system to help answer questions about vitamin D and omega-3s, and showing how that information...

Concerned about vitamin D toxicity?

Vitamin D toxicity is a rare imbalance, usually caused by excessive vitamin D supplementation, that can lead to hypercalcemia (increased calcium in the blood), hyperphosphatemia (increased phosphate in the blood), and suppressed serum PTH...