vitamin D

The Takeway: The Exercise / Vitamin D Link; Romney Disses ‘Perry Scheme’ for Social Security

Posted on 10/5/2011 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayI wouldn’t compare ‘vigorous exercise’ to a ray of sunshine in very many circumstances, but it turns out there’s one thing a good workout and a sunny day may have in common: Upping your levels of Vitamin D … Reassuring the retirement community crowd, Mitt Romney explained, “Social Security is not going to change for anyone in this room.”

Here Comes the Sun!

Posted on 05/19/2009 by | General News | Comments

Personal HealthJust in time for the summer, experts are saying that sunshine can help older adults reduce their risk of developing heart disease and diabetes. It’s all about Vitamin D. While exposure to sunlight stimulates vitamin D in the skin – and considering the fact that many older people have vitamin D deficiencies from the natural aging process – researchers have found that sunshine can increase the level of Vitamin D in the body and decrease the chances of getting metabolic …