Low Vitamin D in Newborns Linked to Elevated Blood Pressure in Children and Teens

As poor nutritional status affects more and more children, researchers are beginning to see dramatic health ramifications. For instance, in this study at Boston Medical Center, published in the journal Hypertension, researchers looked at persistent low vitamin D in newborns to early childhood to see how it might be associatedRead …

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Vitamin D and Autoimmunity with Alex Vasquez, DC, ND, DO

Vitamin D and Autoimmunity

In this video from Alex Vasquez, DC, ND, DO on vitamin D and autoimmunity, we include the video and respective monograph and articles on vitamin D intake and autoimmunity, which support much of the information within the video. Vitamin D Monograph, by Dr. Alex Vazquez How to Understand, Refute, andRead …

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Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated With Impaired Muscle Strength and Physical Performance

A recent article in Clinical Interventions in Aging looked at the relationship between vitamin D deficiency and muscle function in community-dwelling older adults. The researchers suggested that since Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in older adults, optimizing vitamin D status may be a practical and cost-effective approach to support improvedRead …

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Refuting Vitamin D Naysayers and Negative Research, from Dr. Alex Vasquez

Vitamin D

Never shy with this opinions, Alex Vasquez, DC, ND, DO offers wise advice on what to consider when the conversation about negative vitamin D studies comes up with your colleagues or patients. In this published paper from the International Journal of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, Dr. Vasquez offers aRead …

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Vitamin D and Brain Health: Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein in Amyloid Clearance

How are vitamin D and bran health related? A review on the relationship between vitamin D and low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein (LRP-1) has revealed that the two may work together to possibly clear amyloid-beta (Aβ), a deposition that is linked to the progression of neurological dysfunction. LRP-1 is a largeRead …

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