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Vitamin D Cure- book

Vitamin D Cure May 2009 by James Dowd Amazon allows you to search the text inside of the $10 book
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Review of The Vitamin D Cure – revised edition

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Musculoskeletal pain: 93% with patients with unexplained widespread pain had vitamin D deficiency Mayo Clinic pg 12
Cheese produces 20 points of acid per serving. 2X to 3X more than other protein sources. Dowd calls cheese the king of junk foods. Pg 23
Magnesium deficient: more than half of the people who are deficient in vitamin D. Need to increase it as well as vitamin D, but no easy way to test it. Pg 38
Dowd had good results of vitamin D supplementation for fibromyalgia pg 40
Chart of D3 dosage to get to 60 ng/ml on page 49
if at 20 ng/ml, dose 30 IU/lb; if 10 ng/ml then dose at 38 IU/lb, if at 30ng/ml then dose at 23 IU/lb
discusses a great many diseases
the website for the book http://www.thevitamindcure.com/
his blog http://www.thevitamindcure.com/blog/
his recommendation of supplementation (e.g. Ca, Mn, Omega-3, ...)

He has a nice online way at seeing the references in his book at http://www.thevitamindcure.com/references/?ReferenceCategoryId=28
This also nicely shows the chapter titles

As of April 2010 here are some of his links

A history of vitamin D discovery: http://www.beyonddiscovery.org/content/view.txt.asp?a=414
Dr. Loren Cordain – eat like your ancestors: www.thepaleodiet.com
Dr. Michael Holick’s book on the importance of sun exposure: http://www.uvadvantage.org/
The importance of fetal nutrition to prevent adult disease: www.barkertheory.com
UV index homepage at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/stratosphere/uv_index/
Find your city’s annual UV index map: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/stratosphere/uv_index/uv_annual.shtml
National UV index maps: http://www.epa.gov/sunwise/uvindex.html
Download your own Health Assessment Questionnaire (arthritis): http://www.arthritis-research.org/documents.htm
CDC Arthritis Statistics: http://www.cdc.gov/arthritis/data_statistics/arthritis_related_statistics.htm#2.
Medline Plus Health Topics Alphabetic: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthtopics.html.
CDC Obesity Trends:http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/trend/index.htm
NIH Diabetes: http://ndep.nih.gov/.
The DASH Diet: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/new_dash.pdf
The Diasorin vitamin D Test: http://www.vitamin-d.com
Dr. Jeffry Gordon’s Lab – Bacteria in the gut and obesity: http://gordonlab.wustl.edu/
Dr. Hector DeLuca’s Vitamin D Lab: http://www.biochem.wisc.edu/faculty/deluca/default.aspx
Dr. James Dowd – Arthritis Institute of Michigan: www.miarthritis.com
The Michigan Arthritis Research Center: www.miarthritisresearch.com
The Arthritis Foundation: www.arthritis.org

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