Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would prevent 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency in England and Wales and save National Health Service (NHS) £65 million (€70.9 million) over the next 90 years.
Vitamin D deficiency from birth to early childhood was associated with an increased risk of elevated blood pressure in later childhood and adolescence, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.
Vitamin D deficiency risk could be lowered by adding certain foods to your diet, or by spending more time in direct sunlight. But much time should you spend in the Sun to prevent deficiency signs and symptoms?
Vitamin D supplements do nothing for bone health and the government should ditch its advice that everyone should take them throughout the winter months, according to the authors of the biggest review of the evidence ever carried out.
According to a recent study, women with lower level of Vitamin D in the blood may be at a higher risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), a disease which primarily affects the brain and spinal cord.