Category: Vitamin D

March 12, 2015

Don’t Just Take Vitamin D – Test Your Levels

Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND Vitamin D plays an important role in immune function, energy levels, mineral absorption and in prevention for conditions like heart disease, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis and autoimmune conditions. Knowing your levels is important for determining your optimal dose. We commonly hear the phrase “we know everyone is low so just take it…you […]

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September 9, 2013

Quality is Key

Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND In a recent study, researchers performed an independent analysis of several over-the-counter vitamin D supplements, and the results were surprising.  The actual vitamin content varied from as low as 9 percent to as high as 146 percent of the amount of vitamin D listed on the bottle. If you take a […]

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March 6, 2013

Our Declining Vitamin D Levels

Statistics Canada recently published a study indicating that Canadians are declining in their levels of Vitamin D.  Given the significant health impact that ideal levels of Vitamin D provide including optimizing bone health, reducing Diabetes, Heart Disease, Cancer and Depression and reducing the incidence and severity of infection these results are suprising and concerning to […]

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