February is Heart Health Month

February 3, 2016 February is American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, is responsible for one out of every three (about 800,000) deaths in the United...

RCTs are not designed for public health

January 27, 2016 How do we get information to make decisions about public health from randomized controlled trials (RCT’s)? Can we? Especially for nutrient trials? At this point, we have seen so many problems...

Dosing Intervals Matter

January 20, 2016 In this newsletter, we present yet another set of vitamin D information from a different research point of view Рenzymology. I had the pleasure this last week to talk with Dr....

Vitamin D controversy in the news

January 14, 2016 A paper was recently published that launched an attack on vitamin D. The paper, by lead researcher Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari, MD, Dr PH, studied whether vitamin D would prevent functional decline...

Does vitamin D protect your brain?

January 6, 2016 Dementia encompasses a broad category of brain diseases that cause long term and gradual decline of brain function, usually starting with memory loss and increasing to loss of bodily functions. Alzheimer’s...

Your Nutrient Profile

December 30, 2015 While vitamin D is important, it is not the only nutrient or strategy that we use to improve our health and prevent disease. GrassrootsHealth is in the process of expanding our...

Vitamin D Implementation Expands for YOU

December 16, 2015 It’s happening! Your participation in the D*action project as well as the implementation of our Protect our Children NOW! project in South Carolina at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)...

The gift of measurement for YOU

December 10, 2015 Using data from our D*action project, we have created D*calculator. With this calculator you can enter your current vitamin D serum level, your desired vitamin D serum level, and your weight....

Let’s give thanks to vitamin D!

November 25, 2015 GrassrootsHealth was established to get the message of vitamin D beyond academic journals, out to people who could put the existing information to use in their own lives or the lives...