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  1. Tristan Loscha

    Caffeine Decreases Vitamin D Receptor Protein Expression In Vitro

    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2007 Mar;103(3-5):368-71. Epub 2007 Jan 12. Caffeine decreases vitamin D receptor protein expression and 1,25(OH)2D3 stimulated alkaline phosphatase activity in human osteoblast cells. Rapuri PB1, Gallagher JC, Nawaz Z. Author information Abstract Of the various risk...
  2. haidut

    Vitamin D May Stop Melanoma Growth

    A great study that corroborates my recent post on avoiding sunlight being as bad for health as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day. After all, without sunlight there won't be much vitamin D synthesis and supplementation is not effective for many people due to variety of factors including excess...
  3. haidut

    Low Vitamin D Levels In Patients With ADHD

    The study is not interventional, so too early to say if vitamin D supplementation will help ADHD. However, the link seems promising given the role of vitamin D in dopamine synthesis, which is though to be low in ADHD. [Full text] Vitamin D and vitamin D receptor levels in children with...
  4. haidut

    Vitamin D Is Dopaminergic And Decreases Obesity And Addiction Behaviors

    Over the last few years, I have posted studies on the forum showing that the vitamin E, A, and K all have dopaminergic activity that contributes to their positive effects on metabolism and health. This study discovered that vitamin D is another potent dopamine agonist, and that its dopaminergic...
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