Harness the Sun: UV Strength

May 18, 2016 The ultraviolet index or UV index is a measurement of the strength of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. It is 0 in the dark of night and 10-11 in the middle of...

Here’s to the end of MS!

March 30, 2016 In December 2011, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society convened a two-day meeting of 40 MS experts from around the world. They were neurologists, epidemiologists, clinical trial specialists, laboratorians like me, molecular...

What Does the Equator have to do with MS?

March 16, 2016 The amount of material the major multiple sclerosis organizations have on vitamin D, latitude and MS is colossal. MS organizations are funding research, but it may not adequately represent vitamin D’s...

Smile for vitamin D

November 18, 2015 It has long been understood that vitamin D is good for the skeletal system – our bones and teeth. But, did you know that adequate vitamin D can not only support...

We are entering a vitamin D winter

November 4, 2015 As we enter the winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, it is important to be aware that over the next several months, the sun will not be a good source for...

How to Choose a Daily Supplement Intake

September 16, 2015 We started GrassrootsHealth in 2007 by traveling the world and talking to vitamin D researchers. As you all know these researchers banded together to recommend everyone get their serum levels between...