In my last blog for the year, I thought I would tie in a Christmas theme and what better way than by unpicking Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol as a wonderful case study in vitamin D deficiency. Read on for more.A Christmas Carol is a classic tale describing the life of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and how it was transformed after his encounter with the ghosts of … [Read more...] about A Christmas Carol of vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D is attracting more than its fair share of attention in both the scientific and public spotlight. Long known for its role in keeping bones healthy, there is a growing list of health benefits being linked to this so called 'sunshine vitamin'. The list of disease candidates is long and includes diabetes, cardiovascular disease, multiple sclerosis, obesity, autoimmune … [Read more...] about Is it time to shine for vitamin D?