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Smoking, Vitamin D, and COVID-19

20 May 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette....

Let The Sunshine In on COVID-19

7 May 2020

Mention Vitamin D and thoughts usually turn to bone strength. That is understandable since the relationship between this vitamin and the incorporation of calcium and phosphorus into bone is well...

It Hasn't Been a Good Year for Vitamin D

15 Nov 2019

​This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

The Link Between Vitamin D and Alzheimer's

3 Oct 2019

There is fair evidence that regular physical activity helps stave off dementia, but it is always difficult to be too certain about this association since the people who exercise more tend to be...

Battle of the Milks: Are plant-based milks appropriate for children?

16 Nov 2017

A recent CBC article reports on a new joint statement from the Dietitians of Canada and the Canadian Paediatric Society that says plant based milks are “inappropriate alternatives to cow milk in...

Catching Some Rays Could Help Your Heart

20 Mar 2017

Life comes down to a struggle between risk and benefit. Although not always consciously, we evaluate our diet, our cosmetics, our medications, household chemicals and activity levels on the basis...

Vitamin D and Prevention of Disease

20 Mar 2017

To take or not to take, that is the question many people have been asking themselves about vitamin D supplements. As is so often the case in science, there is no concrete answer. This in spite of...

Vitamin D supplements in question

20 Mar 2017

Study after study has shown that vitamin supplements do not offer any benefits over a well-balanced diet. In certain cases they may even be detrimental to health. In 1994, the National Cancer...

Why isn't calcium added to skim milk?

20 Mar 2017

As consumers we like choices. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that companies provide us with a variety of different milks to choose from. We have the option to purchase whole milk, 2% milk, 1%...

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