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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Lung Disease in Smokers

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Lung Disease in Smokers | nutrition-wellness | Scoop.it
In a breakthrough series of studies involving the effects of vitamin D deficiency (insufficient levels of vitamin D in the blood) on people who smoke tobacco cigarettes, scientists have determined that those smokers whose vitamin D...

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As a smoker, I was quite encouraged to learn that it isn't necessarily a matter of when, not it. I have always obtained a large amount of vitamin D3, both from the sun's UV rays as well as from supplements during the winter months.

When I first saw this study come across the wire, I knew I had to report on it.

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Vitamin D3 Supplements – Vitamin D3 Blog

Vitamin D3 Supplements – Vitamin D3 Blog | nutrition-wellness | Scoop.it
This page contains a comprehensive list of vitamin D supplements including the Vitamin D3 Blog’s recommendations. All recommendations consist of vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol), the natural form of the vitamin/hormone. D3 is bioavailable, and is the same form of the nutrient obtained through exposure to sunlight.
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Article detailing the importance of quality if vitamin D3 supplements, and listing the manufacturers and brands of vitamin D3 that are known for producing quality, medical-grade supplements.
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