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As always, if the font is too small, you can use “control +” to increase its size. In the last several weeks, two momentous occasions have occurred in the world of vitamin D. First, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released … Continue reading

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As always, if the font is too small to read, you can increase its size by pressing “control” and “+.” Lots of people find that eating a WAP-friendly traditional diet has no effect on their blood lipids or improves them, … Continue reading

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One of the themes that has recently emerged with the resurgence of debate over the China Study is the supposed conflict between “reductionism” and “holism.”  For example, T. Colin Campbell has argued that many critics of the China Study follow a … Continue reading

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Denise Minger’s recent critical review of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s The China Study has elicited a response from Dr. Campbell himself.  Minger made a brilliant response that can be found here.  I highly recommend reading it if you haven’t yet.  Minger’s … Continue reading

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A note to readers: if the font is too small to read, please press “control” and the “plus” sign on your keyboard. I recently received the question from a reader that I have paraphrased below.  My answer follows. Q.  In … Continue reading

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As one reader recently commented on a different blog, I lit a fire to the China Study five years ago but Denise Minger just burned the whole thing down.  Lighting the FireIn the spring of 2005, I wrote a review … Continue reading

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In 2008, researchers discovered that adult mice harbor pancreatic stem cells.  When the mice suffered pancreatic injury, they would make a chemical called “neurogenin-3″ that made these stem cells turn into fully functional  insulin-producing beta-cells, the kind of cells that are damaged in type 1 diabetes.  … Continue reading

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Has science proven that the minimal acceptable blood level of vitamin D, in the form of 25(OH)D, is above 50 ng/mL (125 nmol/L)?  No.  If you’ve been trying to maintain your levels this high because you thought this was the case, I’m … Continue reading

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In November of 2008, Dr. Cannell of the Vitamin D Council published a commentary in the journal Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology attacking cod liver oil because of its high vitamin A content, claiming that vitamin A intakes above … Continue reading

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A number of people have tried asking questions or leaving comments on my blog post, “More Attacks on Vitamin A.” Due to a software gitch we are currently working out none of these comments are posting. While we are working … Continue reading

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