Daily Archives: May 24, 2014

25-Hydroxyvitamin D in Foods?

Vitamin D can be absorbed from food or produced in the skin via the action of sunlight. Once in the bloodstream, vitamin D is hydroxylated to 25-hydroxyvitamin D, the biologically active form of the vitamin. Discrepancies between the 25-hydroxyvitamin D … Continue reading

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Fatty Acid Quality and Disease

The cholesterol theory of cardiovascular disease states that dietary cholesterol and saturated fatty acids cause raised plasma levels of cholesterol, and that in turn this causes atherosclerosis which drives cardiovascular disease. However, this theory is provably false based on the … Continue reading

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