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Vit D and Mortality Risk

From eNewsletter 3/25/2024



DID YOU KNOW that positive data vitamin D continues to be voluminous?


A study from Clinical Nutrition states that optimal vitamin D levels are substantially correlated with a reduction in mortality risk from all-cause, cardiovascular disease, and cancer in postmenopausal women. Another study from Frontiers in Nutrition found the same in all US adults over a 17 year period.


According to a study from Frontiers in Nutrition, there was a correlation between daily vitamin D intake and reduced risk of anxiety and sleep disorders.


Higher maternal vitamin D3 intake was associated with a decreased risk of autism, lower autistic symptom load, and decreased risk of ADHD diagnosis in offpsring, according to a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Another study from The Journal of Clinical Allergy & Immunology found a significant reduction in asthma among offspring aged 3 and 6 years when comparing vitamin D3 supplementation at 4400 IU daily to 400 IU daily. The higher dose supplement also led to a decrease in total serum IgE levels.


Legislative Note For Illinoisans Only:

We ask that you support Senate Bill 2637, which would eliminate 5 harmful additives from our food supply: brominated vegetable oil, potassium bromate, propylparaben, Red Dye No. 3 and titanium dioxide. The European Union and the state of California have already passed similar legislation.


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