For an exploration of the purported links between vitamin D and obesity, diabetes, and hypertension, see my video Do Vitamin D Supplements Help with Diabetes, Weight Loss, and Blood Pressure? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/do-vit-d-supplements-help-diabetes-weight-loss-blood-pressure)
The “extra doughnut” effect can explain How Diet Soda Could Make Us Gain Weight (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-diet-soda-could-make-us-gain-weight/).
You may also be interested in:
The Optimal Dose of Vitamin D Based on Natural Levels (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-optimal-dose-of-vitamin-D-based-on-natural-levels)
The Best Way to Get Vitamin D: Sun, Supplements, or Salons? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-best-way-to-get-vitamin-D-sun-supplements-or-salons)
The Risks and Benefits of Sensible Sun Exposure (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-risks-and-benefits-of-sensible-sun-exposure)
The Best Supplement for Fibromyalgia (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-best-supplement-for-fibromyalgia/)
Vitamin D for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/vitamin-d-for-inflammatory-bowel-disease/)
Vitamin D for Asthma (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/vitamin-d-for-asthma/)
Should Vitamin D Supplements Be Taken to Prevent Falls in the Elderly? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/should-vitamin-d-supplements-be-taken-to-prevent-falls/)
Do Vitamin D Supplements Reduce the Risk of Dying from Cancer? (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/do-vitamin-d-supplements-reduce-the-risk-of-dying-from-cancer/)
After all that work plowing through the science, the same 2,000 IU per day recommendation I made in 2011 remains: https://nutritionfacts.org/2011/09/12/dr-gregers-2011-optimum-nutrition-recommendations/
The original videos aired on July 1st 2016 and July 4th 2016.
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