Cheapest source of vitamin B12

Cheapest source of vitamin B12

“Cheapest Source of Vitamin B12” The cheapest way to get our B12 is probably one 2500 microgram sublingual, chewable, or liquid supplement of cyanocobalamin once a week. This stuff is dirt cheap. You can find a twenty-year supply online for 40 bucks. All the B12 our body needs for $2 a year! Of course, the …

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Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?

Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?

years ago was shown that vitamin D isn’t just the sunshine environment for us but for mushrooms as well you take some shiitakes for example put them under a sunlamp for an hour and they make vitamin D just like we do lounging at the pool now most mushrooms you buy the store don’t have …

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The Difficulty of Arriving at a Vitamin D Recommendation

The Difficulty of Arriving at a Vitamin D Recommendation

“The Difficulty of Arriving at a Vitamin D Recommendation” Figuring our what level of vitamin D supplementation is necessary to bring one’s level up to a specific blood level, like 30 nanograms per milliliter— the level associated with the longest lifespan— is not as easy as one might think. For example, here are seven people …

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Vitamin D and mortality may be a U-shaped curve

Vitamin D and mortality may be a U-shaped curve

“Vitamin D and Mortality May Be a U-Shaped Curve” The Institute of Medicine raised their vitamin D recommendations, based on a blood level target of 20 [nanograms per milliliter], to prevent bone-softening disorders, such as rickets. Although the Institute’s target of 20 may prevent the “overt skeletal deformities associated with rickets, there is now,” according …

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Vitamin D Supplements May Be Necessary

Vitamin D Supplements May Be Necessary

“Vitamin D Supplements May Be Necessary” How much sun exposure might one need to get their target vitamin D level to that found associated with the lowest total mortality rate? Well, it depends. It depends on our age, how long we’re exposed, the time of day, the time of year, our latitude, our skin color, …

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How the Institute of Medicine arrived at their vitamin D recommendation

How the Institute of Medicine arrived at their vitamin D recommendation

“How the Institute of Medicine Arrived at their Vitamin D Recommendation” There are many ways to arrive at a target vitamin level. We’ve already examined some of the problems inherent to just using deficiency disease prevention and evolutionary arguments to establish an optimum intake. If a vitamin only does one thing, then it’s easy; you …

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