Vitamin D In X-Rays?

Over 100 years ago, rickets and its accompanying tetany (uncontrolled muscle spasms) were treated by four main methods … 1) exposure to sunlight 2) cod liver oil 3) exposure to a mercury vapor quartz lamp 4) exposure to ionizing radiation Well, how much vitamin D is contained in ionizing radiation? Did this commonplace X-ray treatment…

Vitamin D & Strong Bones

If vitamin D is so important for bone strength, why do the Aleuts have the strongest bones in the world? They have the largest and strongest muscles attached to the largest and strongest bones in all the world. Their bones also have the strongest robusticity and rugosity. They can row their kayaks all day at…

Therapeutic Sunbathing & Vitamin D

Heliotherapy is sunlight therapy. In other words, it’s therapeutic sunbathing. It’s been around for thousands of years. The Royal Sunbathing Infirmary for Scrofula, founded in Margate, England, in 1791, was the first European seaside sanatorium to treat glandular tuberculosis with heliotherapy. Photon energy (independent from radiation intensity) was once divided into three wavelength-frequency categories. 1)…

Too Much Of a Good Thing / Vitamin D

“No adverse effects have been seen with supplemental vitamin D intakes up to 10,000 IU daily,” according to Andrew Weil, M.D. Unfortunately, that’s not true. Calcium is leached out of bone in excess of 800 IU of vitamin D a day. It’s well known among laboratory researchers that daily excesses of 800 IU of vitamin…

Vitamin D Money Machine

Why is vitamin D2 considered inferior? Maybe it’s because the irradiation patent expired in 1945, so now the University of Wisconsin has to make its money by patenting vitamin D analogs and derivatives. University of Wisconsin biochemist Harry Steenbock (1886-1967) discovered the irradiation process, E. David Cronon & John W. Jenkins (The University of Wisconsin:…