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To D Or Not To D: The Link Between Vitamin D And Weight Control

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Most people are familiar with vitamin D’s role in preventing rickets in children and in helping the body absorb calcium from the diet.

Recently, research has shown that vitamin D is important in protecting the body from a much wider range of diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis and multiple sclerosis.

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Mental Health: Serotonin is Only Part of the Story

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When I was on antidepressants, my doctor told me a story that many doctors around the world tell their patients every day: “Taking antidepressants is like a diabetic taking insulin. The insulin helps the diabetic with their problem, so why stop taking it? If you have a chemical imbalance in your brain and the antidepressants are helping to regulate that, then often it doesn’t make sense to stop taking the medication.” The problem with this story is that in many cases, it’s false.

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