Vitamin D and Disease: What the Current Research Shows


Can high doses of vitamin D prevent, treat or delay a wide variety of conditions and diseases affecting virtually every part of the body? This question gets to the heart of the vitamin D debate. On one side of the debate are researchers who for years have been advocating higher intakes and blood levels of […]

Winter Gardening


JANUARY GARDENING CHORES  by ZONE Compliments of Saint Rose Garden January Gardening Chores   What’s My Zone? Zone 1 Check dahlia and canna roots for plumpness, freedom from mold Check house plants for mites, mealybugs, and scale Cut back on feeding house plants Protect bases of fruit tree trunks against rodent damage with wire mesh […]

The Factors That Affect Your Vitamin D Metabolism


A review: The biochemistry of vitamin D is complex — even the terminology can be mind numbing. That’s why Dr. Swartzberg begins The Benefits of Vitamin D with a concise look at vitamin D basics — its role in bone health, regulation of cell growth, immune function and reduction of inflammation. In easy-to-understand layman’s language, […]

The Factors That Affect Your Vitamin D Metabolism


A review: The biochemistry of vitamin D is complex — even the terminology can be mind numbing. That’s why Dr. Swartzberg begins The Benefits of Vitamin D with a concise look at vitamin D basics — its role in bone health, regulation of cell growth, immune function and reduction of inflammation. In easy-to-understand layman’s language, […]