Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Supplementation with a combination of L-leucine, vitamin D 3 and medium-chain triglycerides significantly improved muscle strength and function in the thirty-eight participating elderly adults.
Written by Marcia Zimmerman BS, CN. Good liver function is essential for good health. Learn about the amino acids that are beneficial to liver function. (more…)
Written by Tatjana Djakovic, Staff Writer. This study demonstrates that women with vitamin D levels > 40 ng/mL had significantly lower risk of preterm births compared to those with vitamin D levels < 20ug/mL. (more…)
Written by Angeline A. De Leon. Vitamin D-K-Calcium supplementation had a significantly beneficial effect on serum free testosterone levels, and indices of oxidative stress, namely DHEAS, MDA, and TAC. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Study participants with fibromyalgia had statistically significant lower levels of vitamin D and decreased bone density compared to control the control group. Those with vitamin D levels of 20 nanograms/mL or less also had significantly impaired short memory, mood and sleep disturbances, restless leg syndrome and rapid heart beat compared to those with vitamin D levels above 20 nanograms/mL.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Researchers found that Vitamin D deficiency is significantly higher in patients with autoimmune thyroid disease, particularly in patients with Hashimoto’s Disease and Grave’s Disease. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Of the 133 participating women with gestational diabetes, those who took 50,000 IUs of Vitamin D every 2 weeks (4000 IU daily) or 50,000 IU monthly (2000 IU daily), had significant decreases in insulin and cholesterol levels compared to those who took only 200 IU per day. Antioxidant levels were significantly improved in all participants with gestational diabetes.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Calcium and Vitamin D supplementation reduces fasting glucose by 17% in women with gestational diabetes. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. In this 13-week study of 60 obese adults, those who exercised and supplemented with whey protein, leucine, and vitamin D, had a significant 4.4% increase in muscle mass compared to the placebo group. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Crohn’s disease participants who took 2000 IU of Vitamin D per day reduced their C reactive protein by 40% and anti-inflammatory protein by 31 % but only after their blood levels of Vitamin D reached 75 nanomoles per liter. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. In 2649 Danish subjects, a 12% decrease in liver disease was for increased vitamin D blood levels. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. In 28 elderly subjects with asthma, given 2000 IU vitamin D per day there was a 20% improvement in asthma scores. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. In the Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study, researchers found that having vitamin D blood levels above 75 nmol/L decreased MS risk by 61%. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Those with high vitamin D levels had a 57% lower risk of new lesions in multiple sclerosis patients. (more…)