vitamin d

Genetic variations in the skin can create a natural sunscreen

Vitamin D is the sunshine hormone, and we need bright sunshine on the skin to make it, but variations in our genes...

How vitamin D levels relate to health and disease?

Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones. We need vitamin D to help the body absorb calcium and phosphate from our diet. These minerals...

Gut microbes may link with a protein to help regulate vitamin D

An accumulation of bacteria in the gut may utilize a cell signaling protein to help manage vitamin D, a key supplement that, among different...

High vitamin D levels linked to lower cholesterol in children

A new study by the University of Eastern Finland found that there is a connection between higher serum vitamin D levels and lower plasma cholesterol levels...