Tag: vitamin D

Tag: vitamin D

Nutrients of Concern in America
Image January 24, 2017 Healthy Lifestyle,Nutrition Brian Fulton

Last updated Sunday, February 12, 2017  As a plant-based eater (vegan), people often ask me, “Where do you get your protein?” This always makes me smile, because I know two things: Studies show that most vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores consume 170% of their protein needs.[i] This means that like everyone else, I am probably getting
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Are you getting enough…. Vitamin D?
Image November 6, 2013 Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

Last updated Sunday, March 19, 2017  In November 2013, I attended a medical seminar at McMaster University on the topic of Vitamin D put on by Grassroots Health, a consortium of scientists, institutions and individuals acting to fund studies, raise awareness and solve what they believe is  a vitamin D deficiency epidemic. There were several
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The Role of Vitamin D in Your Body and Your Muscles
Image July 8, 2013 Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin which is responsible for enhancing intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphate and is therefore plays and extremely important role in calcium regulation and bone health. Emerging literature indicates vitamin D’s central role in other vital body processes, such as: signalling gene response, protein
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