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Correcting the vitamin D deficiency dilemma

Emily Allison-Francis

Correcting the vitamin D deficiency dilemma

strategies to fight diseases and prolong life for black people

by Emily Allison-Francis

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Published by Dare Books in Orlando, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Vitamin D in human nutrition,
  • Popular works,
  • Vitamin D deficiency

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEmily Allison-Francis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP772.V53 A45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25004817M
    ISBN 109780912444499
    LC Control Number2011030004

    In the case of vitamin D many of these studies were done with a cross section of the population in which most of the participants already had adequate blood levels of hydroxyvitamin D at the start of the study. Those studies are incapable of telling us whether correcting a . Vitamin D deficiency was defined as levels Cited by: 3.

    rickets or rachitis (rəkī`tĭs), bone disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin D or ial in regulating calcium and phosphorus absorption by the body, vitamin D can be formed in the skin by ultraviolet rays contained in sunlight; it can also be consumed in such foods as fish oils, eggs, and butter. vitamin D deficiency since they took a daily prena-tal multivitamin containing IU of vitamin D (70% took a prenatal vitamin, 90% ate fish, and 93% drank approximately glasses of milk per day); 73% of the women and 80% of their infants were vitamin D–deficient (hydroxyvi-tamin D level, Cited by:

      Vitamin D deficiency has major effects on our health - effecting nearly every part of our bodies. Vitamin D deficiency contributes to high blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, This well researched book by Dr. Zaidi reviews all the medical research on Vitamin D and health/5. deficiency definition: 1. a state of not having, or not having enough, of something that is needed: 2. a state of not. Learn more.


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Correcting the vitamin D deficiency dilemma by Emily Allison-Francis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Vitamin D deficiency is present in over two thirds of African Americans living in the United States. Several diseases common to African Americans are strongly associated with vitamin D deficiency.

This book covers the links between vitamin D deficiency, vitamin D status in African Americans and the diseases associated with vitamin D deficiency.5/5(4). Vitamin D is not actually a vitamin.

It is a deficiency, therefore, is a true n D, after its synthesis in the skin, enters the blood circulation and then exerts its effects on every organ system in the body/5().

The Hardcover of the Correcting the Vitamin D Deficiency Dilemma: Strategies to Fight Diseases and Prolong Life for Black People by Emily Allison-Francis. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Author: Emily Allison-Francis. When it comes to vitamin D, I make an exception to my own rule that you shouldn’t use supplements as a substitute for getting your nutrition from food.

IU is. preferred treatment option Correcting the vitamin D deficiency dilemma book correcting vitamin D deficiency.” 9 Dr. John Cannell, founder of the Vitamin D Council prefers the D3 form as it is “the compound that the skin makes naturally when you’re in the sun.” 10 Health Points advisor Dr.

Michael Smith explains that your body has to do a bit. Vitamin D deficiency, or hypovitaminosis D is defined as a vitamin D level that is below normal.

It most commonly occurs in people when they have inadequate sunlight exposure (in particular sunlight with adequate ultraviolet B rays). Vitamin D deficiency can also be caused by inadequate nutritional intake of vitamin D, disorders limiting vitamin D absorption, and conditions impairing vitamin D.

The ultraviolet radiation in sunlight has both positive and negative health effects, as it is both a principal source of vitamin D 3 and a mutagen. A dietary supplement can supply vitamin D without this mutagenic effect.

Vitamin D has been suggested as having a wide range of positive health effects, which include strengthening bones and possibly inhibiting the growth of some cancers.

With type 2 diabetes, for instance, drugs like Byetta, metformin, glimepiride, and Farxiga are prescribed to reduce blood sugar while never addressing diet (or, worse, prescribing a diet that raises blood sugar), insulin resistance, fatty liver, vitamin D deficiency, and disrupted bowel flora/SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.

Vitamin D Fact Sheet for Consumers. having dark-colored skin also cut down on the amount of vitamin D the skin makes. However, despite the importance of the sun to vitamin D American infants and children. In adults, vitamin D deficiency leads to osteomalacia, causing bone pain and muscle weakness.

What are some effects of vitamin DFile Size: KB. Leading endocrinologist and author of "Power of Vitamin D," Dr. Zaidi explains Facts vs Myths about Vitamin D. He explains the wide range of diseases which have been linked to vitamin D : 8K. The information in this book is true and complete to the best of our knowledge.

This book is intended only as an informative guide for those wishing to know more about health issues. The information in about vitamin D deficiency and its serious consequences.

What little they doFile Size: 61KB. Also test for vitamin D deficiency if there is a clinical reason to do so, for example: Prior to specific treatment where correcting vitamin D deficiency is appropriate.

If the person has a bone disease that may be improved with vitamin D treatment, such as osteomalacia, osteoporosis, or Paget’s disease. If the person has had a fall.

There seems to be a lot of talk about Vitamin D deficiency lately, particularly in relation to brain disorders. I’ve always associated vitamin D with healthy bones, but really, it is important. Causes of Vitamin D Deficiency.* Cause Effect Reduced skin synthesis Sunscreen use -absorption of UVB radiation by sunscreen ,7,85 Reduces vitamin D 3 synthesis -SPF 8 by %, SPF 15 by 99%.

vitamin D deficiency: Definition Vitamin D deficiency exists when the concentration of hydroxy-vitamin D (OH-D) in the blood serum occurs at 12 ng/ml (nanograms/milliliter), or less. The normal concentration of hydroxy-vitamin D in the blood serum is ng/ml.

When vitamin D deficiency continues for many months in growing children. Which makes it surprising that even countries with plenty of sun have a high number of people with Vitamin D deficiency.

For example, Vitamin D deficiency soars in sunny Australia, one of the sunniest places on earth. In the Caribbean, there’s no shortage of sunshine, but again, there’s a huge Vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D deficiency can cause rickets, which can lead to permanently stunted or irregular growth.

Vitamin D deficiency can usually be easily corrected if it is noticed early, and if so the symptoms often resolve themselves.

However, negative effects such as short stature and pelvic deformations can be permanent. Resources BOOKS. Written by: Ella Kenney. In the nutrition world, vitamin D is currently all the rage. Even folks removed from nutrition science and academia may be familiar with the quandary at hand: it appears that many, maybe even a majority, of Americans are vitamin D deficient.

Perhaps this “D dilemma” has touched people close to you, as it has affected my loved ones. The link below will take you to a more comprehensive review of the causes of vitamin D deficiency.

The vitamin we call D is in reality a hormone or to be more technical, a prohormone. It can be found naturally in foods, as an additive in foods and it is synthesized with in our skin when exposed to sun light.

It acts like a natural steroid. "Vitamin D may halt the first stage of the cancer process by re-establishing intercellular junctions in malignancies having an intact vitamin D receptor," he said.

And, he added, that if diet and supplements restore appropriate levels of vitamin D, the development of cancer might be prevented. Although vitamin D deficiency is known to be highly prevalent among epilepsy patients, only a single study, published nearly forty years ago, assessed the effect of vitamin D on seizure control.Vitamin D deficiency has become a growing trend in the United States and is now prompting physicians in different areas of specialty to test Vitamin D levels in patients.

While low Vitamin D levels have always played an important role in orthopedics, insufficient levels are now also linked to a wide range of other health issues – from.My mother suspected that I might have vitamin D deficiency, so I started taking IU/day.

Four days later I went to a (different) doctor and asked for a blood test. The results came back at 28 nmol/L (and again, this was after taking 4 x IU).