Vitamin D is not a vitamin, it’s a …

Vitamin D has long been known as an essential nutrient, mainly for its critical role in calcium and phosphate homeostasis. Now, more recently, vitamin D is being shown to be a significant hormone involved in many endocrine functions including the induction of cell differentiation, inhibition of cell growth, immunomodulation, and finally, regulation of other hormonal systems

Understanding our hunter-gather ancestry – the secret to living your healthiest life

Picture a world without buildings, automobiles, cities, factories, gyms, schools, freeways, airports, shipyards, yes, even electronics. Try to visualize the different landscapes: the jungle, with its huge trees and intense animal noises, a vast savanna, with many types of prairie grasses growing and different big game animals roaming in huge packs, and the desert, with its own unique geography and animals, specifically adapted to its seemingly inhospitable climate. These are all places that throughout time humans have called home, and it was the selective pressures in these places that shaped our genome, our heredity, what makes humans humans.