Category Archives: Vitamin D

Do Vitamin D Supplements Relieve Depression?

Evidence suggests that there is an association between poor vitamin D status and mood disorders. In particular, there appears to be a greater risk of depression in those with low levels of the active metabolite of vitamin D in their … Continue reading

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Vitamin D: Vital for Cognition and Mood

Vitamin D has a range of biological functions, and may be required for correct immunity, correct mineral homeostasis and mental function. Vitamin D deficiencies is increasingly being found to be widespread amongst the populations that live in developed countries. The … Continue reading

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Effects of Vitamin D on Mental Health: Antioxidant Effects?

Vitamin D is often referred to as a vitamin, but in reality it is a steroid hormone. Dietary sources of vitamin D include fish and their oils. The best source of vitamin D is endogenous synthesis through the skin. Vitamin … Continue reading

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Is Vitamin D an Effective Antidepressant?

Evidence suggests that large proportions of those living in high latitudes are deficient in vitamin D. This relates to the fact that dietary source of the vitamin are not commonly consumed, and the sun in these high latitude regions is … Continue reading

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Should You Take Vitamin D Supplements During the Summer?

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The Vitamin D Dilemma

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Vitamin D and Immunity

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Vitamin D and Depression

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Vitamin D Supplements to Treat Depression

Depression is a serious lifestyle disease that often has no known cause. Treatment of depressive symptoms can be highly difficult as no clear mechanism of development has been explained. This suggests that depression is multifactorial and a large number of … Continue reading

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Biochemical Individuality In Response To Vitamin D Supplements

Vitamin D is an important nutritional factor. However, vitamin D is not a true vitamin as a dietary source is not essential. In cases where adequate sunlight exposure is available, vitamin D is not required in the diet. Further, dietary … Continue reading

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