Join the Conversation

Join the Conversation

Sign up today to hear about books and authors from an independent bookstore near you.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D Cover

Vitamin D

By Barbara Wexler

Woodland Publishing, Paperback, 9781580541848, 40pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009

Advertisement
Description
You know that expression about something being worth more than its weight in gold? Well, there's a substance in the body so important that one tenth of a millionth of a gram (bear in mind that a gram is about the weight of one raisin) circulating in the bloodstream can make the difference between vibrant health and increased risk for heart disease, cancer, Parkinson's disease, osteoporosis, depression and other debilitating conditions. How much is that worth? Medical writer Barbara Wexler explains why vitamin D is an important dietary building block by describing how it promotes good health and prevents disease, how much of it you need and where to get it.
Advertisement