Vitamin D plays a role in the health of every type of cell – (03-01-04)

Vitamin D: importance in the prevention of cancers, type 1 diabetes, heart disease, and osteoporosis

I’ve heard the author, Dr. Michael Holick, interviewed before and might I just say that needed a very tall ladder just to keep his knowledge in this area from totally flying over my head. Sunlight exposure has gotten a bad rap lately and yet its’ contribution to serum Vitamin D is unquestionable. Every cell in the human body has a receptor for Vitamin D–that means that it plays a role in the health of every type of cell. You can bet that we haven’t even identified a small fraction of the role that Vitamin D plays in each of those cells. AJCN — Abstracts: Holick 79 (3): 362 –

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.