//Tag: vitamin D

Milk hits some sour notes

Drinking milk at an adult age is a genetic adaptation which occurred recently in evolution and which is present in only a minority of humans. According to recent studies, this tolerance to lactose provides little significant benefit, because the consumption of milk does not reduce the risk of fractures and can even slightly increase the risk of prostate
cancer. Download this column

2015-03-30T13:00:00+00:00 30-Mar-2015|Tags: , , |

Sunny holidays: watch out for sunburns!

It is now common to take a vacation in warm countries in order to soak up the sun during the winter. Even if it is actually good for one’s morale, we must nevertheless remain prudent because these brief but intense exposures to the sun represent the principal risk factor for melanoma. Recent publications in the prestigious scientific journals Nature and Cell reveal stunning discoveries about this. Download this column

2015-01-19T13:00:00+00:00 19-Jan-2015|Tags: , , |