Monday, April 30, 2007

More on Vitamin D

The previous article on Vitamin D was via a libertarian site ( For some reason, the writers there like to thumb their noses at big medicine/pharma; and a Vitamin D as a miracle preventer of cancer that would cost pennies a day makes them feel happy. However, as the article above mentions, Vitamin D as a dietary supplement comes with risks, and one would still need a doctor to manage those risks.


Jim Wint said...

Vitamin D3 from UV light (the Sun or a tanning bed) is healthier than vitamin D2 from supplements.

Arun said...

Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) is available at the nearby supermarket at about 3 cents per 400 I.U. pill.