Sunshine and Vitamin D: A Comprehensive Guide to the Benefits of the ''sunshine Vitamin'': Easyread Super Large 18pt Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Apr 21, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 508 pages
Vitamin D--from the sun, from our diet, and from dietary supplements--keeps a range of chronic and life-threatening diseases at bay, from osteoporosis and osteoarthritis to cancer of the breast, prostate, and colon; diabetes; multiple sclerosis; asthma; cystic fibrosis; Crohn's disease; scleroderma; rickets; cardiovascular disease; and many others. This wide-ranging volume spotlights the latest research into how and why this much-maligned and misunderstood vitamin is finally coming into its own, and how to gain the greatest benefits from it. Among the facts you'll learn.
 

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Contents

The Sunshine Vitamin
1
The Dynamic Duo Calcium and Vitamin D
45
Vitamin D and Womens Health
61
Vitamin D and Childrens Health
84
Vitamin D and Seniors
105
Healthy Bones
131
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
147
Cancer
154
Immunity
273
Multiple Sclerosis
284
Osteoarthritis
300
Osteomalacia
307
Osteoporosis
313
Prostate Problems
333
Rickets
346
Skin Disorders
354

Cardiovascular Disease
186
Celiac Disease
201
Crohns Disease
214
Cystic Fibrosis
230
Diabetes
242
Gum Disease
264
Sunscreens and Vitamin D
373
Weight Loss
386
Glossary
399
Notes
416
About the Author
464
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