D2 or Not D2? That is the Question

The short answer is Not D2. There are two forms of vitamin D you can purchase as supplements, vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol, Drisdol the RX form of D) and D3 (cholecalciferol, no RX version paid for by insurance). D2 comes from plants. D3 is made by mammals from cholesterol with the assistance of … [Read more...]

Vitamin D in the News

More studies or reviews on vitamin D have been published and listed on the National Library of Medicine in the first three weeks of 2008 than ever before, 110 to be exact. We have seen studies published confirming lower systolic blood pressures with higher vitamin D levels from NHANES III. The … [Read more...]