vitamin d


Vitamin D

a: Vitamin D ~
b: The flavor of the month

What: "Vitamin D has become the flavor of the month, with studies that indicate it might be useful in heart disease, cancer, and even Alzheimer's disease. The question that emerges from these studies is, if we do intervene with vitamin D supplementation, will we improve things for patients?" said Olveen Carrasquillo, MD, chief of general medicine at the University of Miami.

Writer: Olveen Carrasquillo,
Date: Oct 5 2010 3:32 AM

a: Vitamin D Binding Protein ~
b: personal taxi service


"Vitamin D Binding Protein is like a personal taxi service for moving vitamin D around the body and into a cell's interior where an enzyme can activate it to hormone D and it can then activate the antimicrobial functions or other functions of the Vitamin D Receptor"

Writer: Jenny
Date: Dec 29 2016 9:37 AM

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