By: Dr. David Servan-Schreiber

  • 80% of North-Americans and 75% of Europeans are deficient in vitamin D. Vitamin D status is lowest at the end of Winter (February/March in the Northern hemisphere). Yet, vitamin D is a natural compound that is essential to numerous biological functions.

  • The scientists recommend that physicians identify and correct vitamin D deficits, in priority among people with serious chronic illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and osteoporosis.

  • The scientists call on the health authorities of each country to establish a public health recommendation for adequate supplementation of vitamin D based on the most recent studies with the aim of correcting the widespread deficit of the population'