Another Parliament Member Wants to See Canada Recognize Vitamin D Day

This past February, Dr James Lunney, Member of Parliament for Nanaimo-Alberni, introduced a new Bill, C-388, An Act to establish National Vitamin D Day in Canada every November 2nd.

Now, Garry Breitkreuz, Yorkton-Melville MP, has announced his full support of the bill and believes the issue is critical.

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InspireHealth Holds Vitamin D Webinar

InspireHealth held a lunchtime webinar on vitamin D this past Vitamin D Day. Dr. Cletus D’Souza, Director of Research at InspireHealth, discussed the benefits and requirements of vitamin D for cancer prevention and overall optimal health. Continue Reading


Vitamin D Day is Catching on!

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA –  Dr. James Lunney, MP for Nanaimo-Alberni attended the latest campaign to further public knowledge about the benefits of Vitamin D. The Ottawa Vitamin D Disease Prevention Symposium was held to help educate healthcare professionals and individuals about the value of this cost effective health measure.

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Vitamin D Day is Here!

Today is the Day, Vitamin D Day that is! Organizations from all over the world are calling you to be aware of vitamin D and help spread awareness.

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If you expect sunshine to provide you with vitamin D, then make sure your shadow is shorter than your height. The long shadow we see in November is proof the sun is not doing it for us any more, and it's time to take care of ourselves.

Reinhold Vieth, PhD#


Photo Contest for World Vitamin D Day – November 2

GrassrootsHealth invites people to submit a photo of some D activity to celebrate the Canadian initiative to prevent vitamin D deficiency.

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We are in the middle of the golden age of vitamin D research. New discoveries on the health benefits of solar ultraviolet-B (UVB) light and vitamin D are being announced at a rapid pace.

William B Grant, PhD#

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November 2nd is Vitamin D Day; Vitamin D Council Takes Action to Help Spread Awareness

 The Vitamin D Council is doing their part on Vitamin D Day by using their member base and social media outlets to help spread awareness on vitamin D.

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Be aware that adequate vitamin D is required for the immune system to fight infections!

Adrian Gombart, PhD#


Canadian Initiative Spreads Worldwide to Prevent Vitamin D Deficiency, Including the UK

Following an exceptionally bad summer, vitamin D levels of people in the UK are low and will become lower still over the winter increasing the risk of common illnesses. World Vitamin D Day is being established on November 2nd  by organizations across the world to highlight the problem and promote the importance of vitamin D for health.

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