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The Dairy Debate

There are a lot of people that firmly believe that dairy – milk in particular – has no place in the diet of adults. The arguments against consumption of cow’s milk are classically cited as the fact that humans are the only species that drinks milk after the growth stage of life. Well, how many […]

Originally posted on Health & Family:
(Updated) Maintaining good health during pregnancy is one of the surest ways mothers can protect their developing babies’ well-being. A new study suggests that adequate levels of vitamin D could be one such protective factor. Some data have linked low vitamin D levels to weight gain and obesity in…

Is Mom's Lack of Vitamin D in Pregnancy Linked with Child's Weight?

Originally posted on Health & Family:
(Updated) Maintaining good health during pregnancy is one of the surest ways mothers can protect their developing babies’ well-being. A new study suggests that adequate levels of vitamin D could be one such protective factor. Some data have linked low vitamin D levels to weight gain and obesity in…

Is Weight Gain Linked to a Vitamin D Deficiency?

Vitamin D has become a focal point in the medical and nutrition industries. Unlike any other vitamin, vitamin D acts more like a hormone than a vitamin inside the body. It is involved in many physiological pathways and has been linked to the prevention of multiple chronic diseases, including osteoporosis and breast cancer. In 2009, […]