Monthly Archives: February 2012

How much Vitamin D ?

There are 4 parts to this: What do I need ? What do I have already ? How do I add to what I have already ? What can I eat or take ? What do I need ? The … Continue reading

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Vitamin D reduces complications in pregnancy

If a woman starts pregnancy with a lack of Vitamin D and continues to be deficient throughout pregnancy she is at an increased risk of complications. A lack of Vitamin D has been linked to an increased risk of pre-eclampsia, … Continue reading

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Vitamin D for babies

The Vitamin D Association has identified a serious error in the NHS guidelines on vitamin D supplementation of breastfed infants in the UK QUOTE: The UK guidelines do not recommend vitamin D supplementation of breastfed infants during the first five … Continue reading

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Vitamin D in pregnancy

Advice sent out February 2, 2012 from the UK Chief Medical Officer to all Health Professionals reminds them that pregnant women should take a supplement of Vitamin D3 each day ( 10 micrograms = 400 IU ) There are strong arguments … Continue reading

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Vitamin D “deficiency” in the UK

On Friday February 10, 2012 I went to a quarterly meeting of the UK Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition ( http://www.SACN.gov.uk ) I was 1 of about 5 members of the public who sat in on their “private meeting, held … Continue reading

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