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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Vitamin D


Not getting enough sunlight? Here's how to up your vitamin D intake

February 23, 2021 8:50 am

Taking a doctor-recommended supplement can also treat any deficiency effectively and help maintain a healthy level of Vitamin D

Say goodbye to the winter blues with these simple health tips

January 28, 2021 7:14 pm

It is important to stay healthy and fit during the cozy winter season

Can vitamin D help the body fight coronavirus? Here's what a study finds

October 06, 2020 6:04 pm

Researchers found that patients who were vitamin D-sufficient, had better immunity and could fight the viral infection

Immunity building: Ensure your diet is full of these essential nutrients

May 15, 2020 9:10 am

Indians are blessed to have herbs and condiments right in their kitchen and turmeric, tulsi, clove, garlic, ginger and cinnamon can play an important role in immunity building.

Working from home? Here's how you can meet your daily level of vitamin D requirement

April 24, 2020 4:31 pm

Note that sunlight, which comes through your window, can not help in producing vitamin D since ultraviolet B rays are filtered by glass.

Worried about your Vitamin D levels? Bank on these superfoods for your daily dose

January 01, 2019 4:37 pm

If you are worried about your levels of Vitamin D and want to ensure you have enough of it without having to spend time outdoors, here are some foods you can bank on for a good supply of Vitamin D.

Vitamin D and fish oil supplements do not lower rates of cancer: Study

November 15, 2018 12:24 pm

The latest study tilted VITAL - a Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial, states that Vitamin D and fish oil supplements do not play any significant part in preventing cancer or heart diseases.

Vitamin D supplements don't boost bone health, study suggests

October 06, 2018 9:40 pm

The latest research, published in the Lancet Diabetes And Endocrinology, analyzed data from 81 trials, involving more than 53000 people, that tried to establish if over-the-counter supplements help in fractures, falls and bone density at all. 

Is Vitamin D deficiency an urban myth?

August 31, 2018 11:15 am

How is it that till even a decade ago, we never heard of illnesses caused by Vitamin D deficiency? We can thank Boston University endocrinologist, Dr Michael Holick for this new awareness.

Almost 70 per cent north Indian women are more prone to Type 2 diabetes due to lack of Vitamin D

July 04, 2018 2:12 pm

A new study has established that despite exposure to an adequate amount of sunshine, 70% pre-diabetic women in north India lack Vitamin D that makes them more prone to develop Type-2 diabetes.