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

What Home Remedies Work Best When You Gotten Too Much Sun?

I gave up being an expert on sunburn decades ago. First, as a teenager, I was silly and uneducated about avoiding the sun. Then, as a redhead, I got sunburned often. So I have had the blisters, swelling, scorching burn, … Continue reading

Are Vitamin D3 Health Claims Valid?

I read an article today about vitamin D3 and RA (rheumatoid arthritis). RA is an autoimmune disease. There are over one hundred diseases classified as autoimmune. This means that your body’s immune system produces antibodies to fight its own cells. … Continue reading