Category Archives: Vitamin D

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 IOM Miscalculated Its RDA For Vitamin D

Share/Bookmark Last year (2014) saw an unusual event. Two statisticians at the University of Alberta in Ednonton, Canada (Paul Veugelers and JP Ekwaru) published a paper in the online journal Nutrients (6(10):4472-5) showing that the Institute of Medicine (IOM) had made … 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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