PTH and Vitamin D

Micronutrients, such as Vitamin D, the B Vitamins, etc., function as a component of physiology. It therefore makes sense that their intake requirement would be based on their function. Take the concentration of parathyroid...

The Importance of Nutrient Study Design

GrassrootsHealth was established to change the paradigm of moving research into practice. With a panel of 48 vitamin D scientists, and 10,000 self-subscribed participants, GrassrootsHealth has worked to demonstrate how to rapidly move research into practice. ...

Vitamin D and Melanoma Risk

Results from a case-control study, published in a paper by Cattaruzza et al., showed a clear decrease in melanoma risk as vitamin D levels increased. The study included 137 cases of melanoma (blood samples...

Muscle Soreness and Pain After Exercise

A study by Lembke et al., “Influence of Omega-3 (N3) Index on Performance and Wellbeing in Young Adults after Heavy Eccentric Exercise,” compared the Omega-3 Index of subjects with the incidence of DOMS, which for...

Death from Heart Disease and Omega-3 Index

The following chart plots coronary heart disease (CHD) death rates for six countries versus their average Omega-3 Index level.   This chart shows an inverse correlation between Omega-3 Index and death from CHD. Scientists...

Breast Cancer Prevention Brochure

Can Vitamin D Prevent Breast Cancer? What is your D level? What’s the Evidence? There have been many studies on vitamin D and breast cancer that demonstrate a 50-80% lower risk of breast cancer...