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New Evidence of Vitamins A and D Synergism, Can They Cure Diabetes? Chinese Researchers Cite My “Cod Liver OIl Debate” Article

Chinese researchers provide new evidence that vitamins A and D work together in cooperative fashion, each increasing production of the other’s receptor. In pancreatic stem cells, they synergize to flip on the “neurogenin-3” switch, involved in turning stem cells into fully functional insulin-producing cells. Neither vitamin is effective alone, however. This suggests that vitamins A …

Coconut Not Only Protects Your Liver From Alcohol — But From a Diet Deficient in Meat and Eggs Too!

As I pointed out in a previous blog, saturated fats like palm oil, beef tallow, cocoa butter, and MCT oil (a derivative of coconut oil) protect against alcohol-induced fatty liver disease in animals, whereas polyunsaturated oils like corn oil and fish oil promote it. In fact, animals can consume nearly 30 percent of their calories …

Experts Defend Cod Liver Oil, Citing My Work on the Fat-Soluble Vitamins for WAPF!

This January, Dr. Linda Linday, a pediatrician who researches cod liver oil, Michael F. Holick, MD PhD, and several other researchers defended cod liver oil against criticism made a year earlier by Dr. Cannell of the Vitamin D Council and 16 other researchers. They cite the WAPF December 2008 “Cod Liver Oil Update” as an …

Proven: Viamin D Prevents the Flu — Throw Out Your Tamiflu

Well, technically we only “prove” things in math and logic, when we assume our premises. But the most recent study on vitamin D and the flu, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, gets as close to proving anything as we can get in nutritional and medical science. Researchers from Japan conducted a double-blind, …