A recent study published earlier this month by The Journal of the American Medical Association showed a significant link between low vitamin D and cognitive decline, specifically seen in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The results of the study reinforce the importance of identifying vitamin D insufficiency among the elderly. Particularly with an older population, low vitamin D levels were associated with significantly faster rates of decline in memory and executive function performance.
Feeling the cloud of melancholy or even depression as we wrap the winter season? You’re not alone. Numerous medical reports going back to 2000 have confirmed that four to six percent of the population suffers from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).