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Vitamin D is important for good health – Tallahassee.com

Monday, August 07, 2017

Mark Mahoney(Photo: Mark Mahoney)   Research over the past decade has suggested that Vitamin D deficiency is increasingly common in this country.  A national sample of almost 19,000 individuals found that between 1988 and 2004 the proportion of Americans with less than adequate levels of vitamin D in their blood fell from 45 percent to 23 percent over this period. Traditional thinking was that vitamin D was mainly necessary for…

John Oliver calls Stephen Miller a ‘vitamin D-deficient minion’ and other nice things – Los Angeles Times

Monday, August 07, 2017

In the battle of CNN reporter Jim Acosta versus White House advisor Stephen Miller, let it be known that John Oliver is firmly Team Acosta.  Or, to be more accurate, he’s really, really anti-Miller. On Sunday’s episode of “Last Week Tonight,” the comedian devoted several minutes to skewering the Duke graduate, noting his resemblance to a “vitamin D-deficient minion.”  Miller was in the news this week following a heated exchange with Acosta, who…

John Oliver calls Stephen Miller a ‘vitamin D-deficient minion’ and other nice things – Los Angeles Times

Monday, August 07, 2017

In the battle of CNN reporter Jim Acosta versus White House advisor Stephen Miller, let it be known that John Oliver is firmly Team Acosta.  Or, to be more accurate, he’s really, really anti-Miller. On Sunday’s episode of “Last Week Tonight,” the comedian devoted several minutes to skewering the Duke graduate, noting his resemblance to a “vitamin D-deficient minion.”  Miller was in the news this week following a heated exchange with Acosta, who…

John Oliver Rips “Vitamin D Deficient Minion” Stephen Miller to Shreds – Vanity Fair

Monday, August 07, 2017

Comparing someone to a Minion might be a lazy joke, but on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver made the case that “policy adviser and vitamin D deficient Minion” Stephen Miller is an exception to that rule. Most late-night comedians might have already taken their shots at Miller and his comments about the poem on the Statue of Liberty, but Oliver was undeterred. If anything, he was committed to making…

Pioneering research study looks at connection between vitamin D, cancer risk – Omaha World-Herald

Monday, August 07, 2017

It’s said that statistics is the art of never having to say you’re wrong. When a much-awaited Creighton University study on vitamin D and cancer fell just a whisker short of statistical significance, principal investigator Joan Lappe, PhD, said no problem, we are not wrong. Lappe and her Creighton research colleagues made pioneer tracks with their work on vitamin D’s relationship to cancer risk, showing a…

John Oliver Blasts “Revolting Vitamin D Deficient Minion” Stephen Miller For Picking Fight With Statue Of Liberty – Deadline

Monday, August 07, 2017

If you were hoping HBO’s Last Week Tonight host John Oliver would take on President Donald Trump’s adviser and latest candidate for White House Communications Director Stephen Minion Sunday night – you’re in luck. Per usual, Oliver opened his show talking about the latest antics of Donald Trump – “The Donald Trump Jr. of American Presidents.” America has felt calmer since around 5 PM Friday, Oliver noted, because Trump began…

New Study: vitamin C Helps Stop Cancer from Spreading – Live Trading News

Sunday, August 06, 2017

New Study: vitamin C Helps Stop Cancer from Spreading Vitamin C may be even better for you than we thought, according to new research, it may help stop Cancer from spreading. Researchers compared 7 substances: including 3 experimental medications Vitamin C, also referred to as ascorbic acid, was more potent than 1 trial drug But it would be impossible to get the required amount through eating Oranges The study reveals…

3 Reasons Why You Need Vitamin C in Your Skin-Care Routine – Cosmopolitan.com

Sunday, August 06, 2017

1. It fades and prevents spots. “Vitamin C blocks the effects of tyrosinase (an enzyme responsible for pigment production in skin cells) while simultaneously reducing oxidation of already present pigment, preventing it from getting darker,” explains dermatologist Shereene Idriss, MD. “Products with 10 to 20 percent of the ingredient are more likely to be effective on spots,” says NYC derm Julie Karen, MD. Anything under 10 percent functions as a…

Vitamin D supplement use associated with lower risk of breast cancer – ProHealth

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Reprinted with the kind permission of Life Extension. July 24 2017. The July 2017 issue of Environmental Health Perspectives published the finding of researchers at the National Institutes of Health of a lower risk of breast cancer over five years of follow-up in association with higher levels of serum vitamin D or vitamin D supplementation. The current investigation included participants in the Sister Study, which enrolled women with no history of breast cancer…

How Many Oranges Could You Eat Before The Vitamin C Would Kill You? – Gizmodo Australia

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Everything in moderation. You could say that about, well, everything. But sometimes you want hard numbers. How many socks can you stick up your nose before the police get involved? Is a frog in one’s bidet one too many? Oh and what amount of orange consumption would result in death? Well over 9000, it seems.