BetterYou highlights vitamin D deficiency epidemic in UK for National Vitamin D Awareness Week

Oct 15, 2012 Full story: Mail on Sunday

Feeling sniffly? A bit down in the dumps? Low on energy? If so, you could be suffering from a deficiency from the sunshine vitamin - vitamin D. New figures have revealed the true extent of what the UK's so-called vitamin D deficiency 'epidemic', with one in nine people classed as 'deficient' and two thirds as 'severely lacking'. A deficiency in ... (more)

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#1 Oct 21, 2012
Medical researchers continue to discover added benefits that the sunshine vitamin has to offer to overall health. Vitamin D and calcium have also long been established as a natural weapons against bone-related diseases such as osteoporosis. Most patients are actually advised to sufficient sunlight exposure, and calcium supply, as well as exercise in battling osteoporosis, in addition to the aid of osteoporosis medications. Younger people may also want to stack up sufficient amounts of calcium and vitamin D early on as such healthy habit may help prevent bone-related diseases later in life. It may also help them steer clear from the side effects that osteoporosis drugs like Fosamax have been reported to cause. You may also refer to for more information.

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