Friday, May 14, 2010

Vitamin D deficiency finally being recognized as increasingly common

Here in the northern hemisphere, it has been a relatively cool spring, but summer fast approaches. Speaking of sun, I need to wrap this up for the day and get out in it. There are few illnesses that vitamin D does not treat or prevent, not the least of which are immune system health, cancer, heart disease, bone disorders and diabetes. Unfortunately for the eugenicists who wrote and are implementing Codex Alimentarius, no matter how heavily they regulate vitamin D supplements, you can simply step outside.

For now, anyway.

    David Gutierrez
    NaturalNews -

    Doctors are becoming increasingly concerned about growing rates of vitamin D deficiency, leading many of them to recommend that people get more sun or even take supplements.

    Vitamin D has long been known to play an important role in bone health. Deficiency can lead to osteoporosis in adults, and in children and some adults can lead to a bone-softening disease known as rickets.

    Although the vitamin is synthesized by the body upon exposure to sunlight, people living far from the equator can have trouble producing enough of it in the winter time. For this reason, numerous governments began fortifying dairy products with vitamin D decades ago, leading directly to a near-elimination of rickets. The disease is starting to make a resurgence, however, even as researchers start to believe that humans may need higher levels of the vitamin than previously thought.

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