vitamin D

Dear Doctor: I’m hearing that vitamin D can reduce the risk of colds and flu – and that more foods should be fortified with it. ...

By Ask the Doctors • August 7, 2018

Plant-based diets are associated with numerous health benefits, but it's not so easy for meat eaters to ...

By Ryan Hatoum • July 18, 2018

My story is that I was diagnosed with Primary Hyperthyroidism by my primary care doctor and the VA. I read up on the disease, and ...

By S • June 13, 2018

Dear Doctor: I had my thyroid removed because of papillary cancer, and my surgeon has advised me to take high levels of vitamin D. He ...

By Ask the Doctors • May 29, 2018

Dear Doctor: Should I take large doses of Vitamin D to prevent osteoporosis? This is an ...

By Ask the Doctors • April 24, 2018

Dear Doctor: I just turned 65, and even though I'm strong and healthy, my friends say I should be concerned about osteoporosis. What is it, ...

By Ask the Doctors • April 2, 2018

I did a lot of my own research online before having parathyroid surgery. Originally I thought I would go to Tampa, Florida. But as I ...

By Eagle • March 28, 2018

Dear Doctors: My sister has decided to switch her entire family to a vegan diet, including her 2-year-old twins. But I'm really worried -- is ...

By Ask the Doctors • March 26, 2018

Dear Doctor: How much sunshine do I need to get my daily dose of vitamin D? And does wearing sunscreen interfere with my body's production ...

By Ask the Doctors • March 23, 2018

Consistently eating a well-balanced diet – with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products and lean meats – can ensure you’re meeting all of ...

By uclahealth • October 6, 2017