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Thoughts on improving vitamin D policies - Vieth Nov 2013

Vitamin D Disease Prevention Symposiums; for Canada Vitamin D Day - Nov 5, 2013

Vitamin D and Policy Creation, by Reinhold Vieth, Ph.D.

A few of his slides

Ontario, Canada is no longer paying for vitamin D tests
   unless the person already has one of the few health problems which
   OHIP has determinded is associated with low vitamin D

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Note: There are similar restrictions in the rest of Canada, the UK, and Australia
Look at the list of Vitamin D related health problem in the column to the left of this page

Risks associated with too little as well as too much vitamin D

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Perhaps some lessons learned from fortification of Iodine

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VitaminDWiki view of too little/too much vitamin D

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That is: consider moving both curves to the right.

Chart by Baggerly (click on chart for details)

derived from Grassroots 2013

35,000 IU reduced Psorasis (click on image for details)

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Appears that Vitamin D can induce remission in recent Multiple Sclerosis 20,000 to 140,000 IU vitamin D DAILY


VitaminDWiki on lessons learned from fortification
(takes a century for govts to change)

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Pellegra and Vitamin B3 (Niacin) Dr. Heaney Nov 2013 - also took a century

Vitamin D home fortification- don't wait 100 years for your govt

See also VitaminDWiki

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3365 Fortification.gif admin 09 Dec, 2013 16:34 29.17 Kb 3956
3364 Vieth Vit D policy creation Nov 2013.pdf PDF - 2013 admin 09 Dec, 2013 13:45 4.39 Mb 979
3363 Fortification century.gif admin 09 Dec, 2013 13:01 38.23 Kb 520
3362 Too little too much.gif admin 09 Dec, 2013 12:57 77.65 Kb 883
3361 OHIP not pay.gif admin 09 Dec, 2013 12:56 141.75 Kb 1079
3360 Vieth Iodination took half a century.jpg admin 09 Dec, 2013 12:06 137.60 Kb 870
3359 Vieth Risk too little vs too much.jpg admin 09 Dec, 2013 12:06 83.68 Kb 910
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