April 2009 Issue
Higher blood levels of vitamin D may reduce the risk of insulin resistance. Tufts University researchers studied 808 men and women enrolled in the Framingham Offspring Study, testing blood levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and markers of insulin resistance, a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. They found that those with the lowest levels of D were much more likely to have markers for insulin resistance than those with the highest D levels, even after adjusting for other variables.
To continue reading this entire article you must be a paid subscriber.
Subscribe to Environmental Nutrition
Get the next year of Environmental Nutrition for just $20. And access all of our online content - how to fight heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, and dozens of other diseases - free of charge.
Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.
Subscriber Log In
Forgot your password? Click Here.