Vitamin D – should we add this supplement to our daily regimen? Did you know that it’s a hormone, not a vitamin? So many questions about D which continue to perplex medical professionals and lay people alike.
While the debate continues, many experts are looking to Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School in Boston, whose researchers are carrying out a long-awaited randomized trial, VITAL, to investigate whether supplementation of vitamin D has any effect on cancer, stroke and heart disease in 25,000 adults.
It’s hoped that these results, expected to publish later this year, will bring the debate closer to being resolved. In the meantime, there’s never any question about the benefits of fruits & veggies!
Read more about why we should or should not be adding more Vitamin D.