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Vitamin D

Author: Ian Wishart
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Howling At The Moon Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For millennia, humans laboured in the fields under the warmth and light of our nearest star. Then, with industrualisation we moved inside to dark factories, and sterile office blocks. With this shift came industrial disease and a string of debilitating modern illnesses. Two decades ago, scientists researching cancer rates began to find areas with more sunlight had fewer cancer fatalities. Specifically, they found  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Wishart
ISBN: 9780987657312 0987657313
OCLC Number: 805941512
Description: 256 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Important notice --
The story of D --
Alzheimer's curse --
Autistic spectrum disorders --
Asthma & allergies --
Cancer, breast --
Cancer, colon & prostate --
The heart of the matter --
Common infections --
Conception, pregnancy, childhood: why your baby needs Vitamin D --
Mental illness --
Multiple sclerosis --
Chrohn's disease & Type 1 diabetes --
Sunscreens: a clear and present danger --
Melanoma: could sunscreens be causing it? --
Vitamin D: best sources --
The NZ position: a commentary.
Responsibility: Ian Wishart.

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"For millennia, humans laboured in the fields under the warmth and light of our nearest star. Then, with industrualisation we moved inside to dark factories, and sterile office blocks. With this shift came industrial disease and a string of debilitating modern illnesses. Two decades ago, scientists researching cancer rates began to find areas with more sunlight had fewer cancer fatalities. Specifically, they found there were fewer fatalities among people who sunbathe regularly without sunscreen. Now, award-winning journalist and author Ian Wishart investigates the latest research, to find out whether Vitamin D is just another over-hyped fad, or whether it really is the miracle vitamin playing a role in prevention of the deadliest diseases on the planet ..."--Back cover.

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