Further to my last post, in today's Natural News:
"(NaturalNews) Earlier this week, the Institute of Medicine finally got around to reluctantly admitting that people need more vitamin D. Raising the
daily intake recommendation from 200 IUs to 600 IUs still leaves most people pitifully vitamin D deficient, and a flood of scientific research that
has emerged over the last four years reveals that vitamin D deficiency causes cancer, osteoporosis, depression, diabetes, heart disease, kidney
disorders and depression.
In other words, vitamin D deficiency is the cornerstone of the pharmaceutical industry's profit machine. Most of the really big money now being
shoveled into the cancer industry and the drug companies comes from patients who are woefully deficient in vitamin D.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's trade association, called the new vitamin D recommendations "a modest
step in the right direction that fell short of truly capturing the extensive and positive research that has consistently supported the need for people
to significantly raise their vitamin D levels." (www.prnewswire.com...
According to scientific studies, right now 70 percent of whites are deficient in vitamin D, and 97 percent of African Americans are deficient,
resulting in outrageously higher rates of cancer among blacks compared to whites (www.naturalnews.com...
). The Institute of Medicine
curiously claims such deficiencies do not exist, however.
Nutritionally-aware health professionals had hoped the Institute of Medicine might suggest raising the daily intake of vitamin D to a level that would
actually help prevent cancer: 2000 IUs a day, or even as much as 4000 IUs a day. Most informed nutritionists right now recommend anywhere from 2000
IUs to 4000 IUs per day for adults, and the research on the connection between cancer and vitamin D is clear: Vitamin D prevents 77 percent of all
Continues at www.naturalnews.com...
I trust this helps clarify the matter.