Is Vitamin D Hype ‘Wishful Thinking’?

Vitamin D has been proclaimed a potential protector against everything from cancer, heart disease, and diabetes to mood disorders like depression and dangerous falls. But recent research has challenged several of those promising roles and revealed how little is really known about the essential nutrient.

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Stephanie Figon, MS, RDN, LD

Creator of Supplement Sciences and NutriScape.NET. As a dietitian since 1992, Steph has had experiences in consulting, 15 years in clinical, and has operated a private practice nutrition counseling office for since 2011. Log in to comment and save this article on your board or send your comments to