vitamin D

Avoid early menopause by drinking two glasses of milk a day, new research suggests

Women with a higher dietary intake of vitamin D are less likely to experience early menopause, according to a new…

Office workers are ‘much more vulnerable’ to vitamin D deficiency

Shift workers, healthcare workers and office workers have dangerously low levels of vitamin D, according to a study published in…

Vitamin D pills may not protect against cancer after all

Vitamin D has been hailed by some as the ‘silver bullet’ for cancer. But, according to a new study in…

eggs

Free-range eggs offer bigger dose of vitamin D

‘Free-range’ eggs contain up to 30 per cent more vitamin D than those from factory farms, according to research at…

milk

Children who drink full-fat milk are skinnier, finds study

Children who drink full-fat milk weigh less than those who drank semi-skimmed milk, a study at the University of Toronto…

Could vitamin D pills help protect against bladder cancer?

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer, according to a study presented this week.…

Why healthy people shouldn’t be taking vitamin D pills

Should we all be popping a pill to stave off vitamin D deficiency? That appeared to be the message last…

Multivitamins for healthy pregnant women are a waste of time. Doctors should say so

In my daily practice, I get frequent questions from pregnant women regarding what constitutes optimal nutrition, as rare is the…

On vitamin D, sun-starved Brits should look to Norway

Is anyone surprised that we Brits are in danger of having vitamin D deficiencies? Those long winter nights might be…

What you eat and drink can protect your skin from the sun

As a teenager in the late 1970s, a tan was the mark of a good holiday and the sun’s only…