Category Archives: Nutrient intake requirements

VITAMIN D AND THE HUMAN FAMILY TREE

Share/Bookmark Why the Neanderthals Lost the Race Based on both physical and DNA evidence, anthropologists classify humans as members of the family of great apes, which includes orangutans, gorillas, and chimpanzees, as well as various human species. The branch to … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Osteoporosis Irreversibility

Share/Bookmark Over 30 years ago I gave a paper at an osteoporosis meeting in Jerusalem titled “The Paradox of Irreversibility of Age-Related Bone Loss.” By  ”irreversibility” I meant that once the bone was lost there was not much that could … Continue reading

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Vitamin D and the nursing mother

Share/Bookmark Everyone seems to agree that vitamin D is important throughout life. This is certainly as true in the first year of life as it is later on. For it is during the first year that, in addition to its … Continue reading

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