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2017 Vitamin D Workshop Summary

The Vitamin D Workshop is a yearly conference dedicated to sharing research on vitamin D. This March they met in Orlando, Florida for the 20th workshop! 219 researchers, clinicians, and nutrition experts mingled for...

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Let’s Level the Playing Field with Vitamin D

Racial Disparity There is a branch of the National Institutes of Health, the medical research agency of the United States, called the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) whose charter is...

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The Summer of 1974

Or… How I Found My Life’s Mission By Cedric Garland, Dr. P.H., F.A.C.E. In the summer of 1974, my brother Frank and I found ourselves in a steaming hot lecture room at Johns Hopkins...

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71% Reduction in All Cancer Risk

In April 2016, GrassrootsHealth published a research paper which focused on vitamin D levels achieved and cancer incidence. Why is this important? Because we have found, through our D*action members, that there is a...

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Vitamin D Hacking Using Science

Why is vitamin D important? GrassroosHealth summarized many different research papers into one chart in order to explain why vitamin D levels are critical to disease prevention: What? How do I read this? GrassrootsHealth...