Do Vitamin D Supplements Help with Diabetes, Weight Loss, and Blood Pressure?


Those with higher vitamin D levels tend to have lower rates of obesity, diabetes, and hypertension but is it cause and effect? Interventional trials finally put vitamin D to the test.

What does the latest research on Vitamin D say? Subscribe to’s free newsletter to receive an infographic summary of the main takeaways and Dr. Greger’s recommendations:

This is the first of a six-part video series on the latest in vitamin D. Stay tuned for:
• Will You Live Longer if You Take Vitamin D Supplements? (
• How Much Vitamin D Should You Take? (
• The Optimal Dose of Vitamin D Based on Natural Levels (
• The Best Way to Get Vitamin D: Sun, Supplements, or Salons? (
• The Risks and Benefits of Sensible Sun Exposure (

Supplements (no specific Vitamin E or beta carotene):
• Creatine Brain Fuel Supplementation (
• Garden Variety Anti-Inflammation (
• Health Food Store Supplement Advice (
• Bad Advice From Health Food Store Employees (
• Dangerous Advice From Health Food Store Employees (
• Pharmacists Versus Health Food Store Employees: Who Gives Better Advice? (
• Dietary Supplement Snake Oil (
• Heavy Metals in Protein Powder Supplements (
• Some Dietary Supplements May Be More Than a Waste of Money (
• Risk Associated With Iron Supplements (
• Diet Pills Do Fat a Lot of Good (
• Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2? (
• Infant Seizures Linked to Mother’s Spirulina Use (
• Should We Take a Multivitamin? (
• Food Antioxidants and Cancer (
• Food Antioxidants, Stroke, and Heart Disease (
• Treating Asthma With Plants vs. Supplements? (
• Plants as Intellectual Property – Patently Wrong? (
• Broccoli: Sprouts vs. Supplements (
• Antioxidants and Depression (
• Are Calcium Supplements Safe? (
• Are Calcium Supplements Effective? (
• Industry Response to Plants Not Pills (
• Resveratrol Impairs Exercise Benefits (
• Vitamin C Supplements for Terminal Cancer Patients (

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