Vitamin D and Alzheimer’s: what is the connection?

Vitamin D is a fascinating molecule. In the body it is involved in a multitude of biological processes, and current research is constantly uncovering new associations between vitamin D deficiency and severe disease. The connection between vitamin D and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia has been the subject of […]


Widespread vitamin D-deficiency

Slowly but surely the long dark winter months come to end – fortunately, since this season is reason enough for many people to sink into melancholy. But winter depression and tiredness could actually have a medical reason, namely vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is in short supply in winter because people need UVB rays from the sun on


Vitamin D – a jack of all trades

A, B, C, D, E, K … these are the designations of vitamins that are considered essential for humans. They must be available in sufficient amounts in the body to sustain vital functions. One of these vitamins, vitamin D, has been in the limelight scientifically for several years. An adult needs around 20 µg of

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