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Promising Research into Osteoporosis Prevention

Osteoporosis is a serious concern for Americans, and as more and more Baby Boomers reach the age of 80, the risk continues to increase. Calcium is a supplement that has been long relied upon to help keep bones healthy and strong, but several other nutrients are beginning to come to the forefront in recent scientific research and study, including vitamin D, vitamin K2, collagen and others.

Do you recommend bone building supplements and lifestyle changes to your older patients? Find out more about the promising new research and which supplements to consider recommending to your patients in this in-depth article read more…

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Soak Up Vitamin D While You Still Can!

vitamind-heartAs summer begins its inevitable dwindle into cooler nights and shorter days, it’s easy to forget that the sun’s potency is in full swing well into the fall. As your mind wanders watching the kids play soccer, you may find yourself wondering, how much sun is too much?

Vitamin D is a unique nutrient, as it is formed in the skin by UV light. Most tissues in the body including brain, skin, breast, prostate and colon have Vitamin D receptors. Vitamin D deficiency is important for healthy bone metabolism, and decreased levels are associated with an increased risk of hypertension, read more…

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New Economic Report Points to Additional Reasons to Supplement with Calcium and Vitamin D

Washington, D.C., December 9, 2014—With the new year and accompanying resolutions fast-approaching, women of all ages should consider recommitting to calcium and vitamin D supplements, particularly if they have concerns about osteoporosis. A new economic report, conducted by Frost & Sullivan through a grant from the Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation (CRNF), showed that the utilization of calcium and vitamin D supplements in a population of women over the age of 55 with osteoporosis can provide significant individual and societal health care savings. This is because taking calcium and vitamin D at preventive intake levels can reduce the risk of read more…

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Nordic Naturals® Introduces High-Potency Vitamin D3 5000

Nordic Naturals adds Vitamin D3 5000 to its Vitamin D3 portfolio.

NordicNaturals_VitaminD3 5000 RETAILLeading supplement company Nordic Naturals announces the launch of Vitamin D3 5000. The premium, high-potency product is formulated to help correct or avoid vitamin D deficiency, and delivers 5000 I.U. of vitamin D in each soft gel.

“Vitamin D3 5000 will fast-track support, particularly for people who don’t get sufficient vitamin D through diet or sun exposure,” said Joar Opheim, Nordic Naturals CEO and Founder. “It’s an excellent choice for people at increased risk of deficiency, and also makes a perfect companion product to any of our omega-3s.”

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Vitamin D and Heart Health

Article presented by Labrix Clinical Services, LLC

Our grandmothers understood the significance of vitamin D. At the turn of the 20th century, more
than 80% of children living in industrialized cities in North America and Europe developed rickets. In
response, many households turned to cod liver oil supplementation for the vitamin D they knew it
contained. We often hear of this former practice from our patients, who are surprised to learn that it
held a purpose beyond their perceived torment.

Fast forward one century later; vitamin D is the darling of nutritional investigation. A growing body of
evidence has identified  read more…

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