Vitamin D Improves Health in Those with Normal Body Weight but Not Those Overweight – Why?

Last week a study was published online in the JAMA Network Open. The researchers compared the health benefits of vitamin D in two groups – normal weight and those overweight/obese. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/article-abstract/2800491 The 2019 Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial (VITAL) was … Continue reading

Is a Ketogenic Diet Safe for Healthy Longevity?

Keto diets seem to be the rage nowadays. Some people have transition issues from a blood glucose-based energy system to relying on fat for energy. Regardless, some things about this type of diet – low carb and high fat/protein – … Continue reading

The Difficult Path to Bone Health

  Most articles about bone health lead you to believe that all you have to do is to take a calcium supplement or eat a healthy diet that contains calcium, and your bones will get stronger. That is simply not true. … Continue reading

Drink Milk, Strong Bones – WRONG!

A business acquaintance and I were talking this morning about health and longevity. He told me his father will be 101 this year. He was in excellent health till his 90’s and things started to go downhill gradually. Most recently, … Continue reading