Vegan? Here's how you can get all key nutrients!

Following a vegetarian diet can yield health benefits as it reduces your risk of heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.

Higher levels of vitamin D linked to lower cancer risk

The marker of vitamin D was 25-hydroxyvitamin D or 25(OH)D, the main form in the blood.

Higher the vitamin D levels, lower the cancer risk

Optimizing your vitamin D levels may help you prevent risk of developing cancer, according to a recent study.

Suntan keeps UV rays at bay, blocks skin`s Vitamin D synthesis

The team evaluated 986 people between 13 and 82 years of age, with roughly equal numbers of males and females, living in the city of Recife, Brazil.

Sunbathing may stave off heart disease risk

As per a study, women with active sun exposure are believed to have longer life expentancy and stay away from heart-related diseases.

Now, sunscreen that gives you instant Vitamin D

Researchers from Boston University in the US developed Solar D, through a process in which the ingredients of a sunscreen are altered in such a way that it does not impact its sun protection factor (SPF), but does allow the body to produce vitamin D.  

Milk, exercise raise children's vitamin D levels

 Sufficient intake of milk with vitamin D supplements and physical activity are significantly important for vitamin D levels in children, according to a new study conducted by the University of Eastern Finland.

High-dose of Vitamin D supplementation ups elderly fall risk: Study

High-dose vitamin D supplementation does not improve lower-extremity function and increases the risk for falls among elderly adults aged 70 or up, as per a new study.

Vitamin D3 can treat multiple sclerosis

If you are suffering from a multiple sclerosis, then you must consume vitamin D3, as it can boost up your immune system.

Low vitamin D levels don't worsen sleep apnea

Contradicting common perception, researchers have found that low levels of vitamin D, also known as the "sunshine vitamin", does not cause or worsen sleep apnea.

Sun exposure impacts weight-loss surgery results

Seasonal sun exposure plays a substantial role in how well people do after weight loss surgery.

Whey-based beverage can improve your health

With taste being so important, only the formulation with calcium lactate was put to 30 volunteers against a control drink for further testing.

Vitamin D doesn't cut cold in asthma patients

Taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce the number or severity of cold in asthma patients, suggests new research.

Lounge in the sun to be `hearty`

The best way to determine one's vitamin D level is by getting a blood test.

Specific levels of low vitamin D linked to heart troubles

Low vitamin D levels have long been associated with heart problems, but researchers said Monday they have identified a specific danger level for increased risk of heart attack and stroke.

Nutritional vitamin D improves vascular function: Study

Several parameters of vascular function and biomarkers to measure status of inflammatory and immune activation were studied at baseline.

Vitamin D pill a day keeps unfitness, heart risk at bay

Most people generate vitamin D by exposing their skin to ultraviolet B rays in sunlight.

World Osteoporosis Day: Nurture your bones with diet and exercise

As the bones become thinner with age, the older you are, the greater your risk of osteoporosis – a common disease of the bone.

Joint, muscular pain common after dengue: Doctors

 Joint and muscular pain for several days after recovering from dengue is common, health experts said on Thursday. They urged people to consume food items containing Vitamin D and E for speedy recovery.

Vitamin D deficiency may fast-track cognitive decline

Low levels of vitamin D are linked with faster decline in cognitive functions among older adults, thereby putting them at greater risk for Alzheimer's disease, new research has found.