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Layering in ancient teeth reveals history of vitamin D deficiency

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by antares4141, May 22, 2017.

  1. antares4141

    antares4141 Senior Member

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    Truth or consequences, nm
  2. drob31

    drob31 Senior Member

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    Maybe from hiding in caves for protection, and then not getting sunlight, or going through ice age and not getting sunlight.
     
  3. antares4141

    antares4141 Senior Member

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    I'm thinking poor diet and other disease might predispose them to the deficiencies. You can only spend so much time in a cave. I thought the article interesting cause in the past I was always skeptical of cfs correlated to deficiencies. I'm not so sure anymore.
     
  4. BruceInOz

    BruceInOz Senior Member

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    I am left puzzled what their point is:
    If D deficiency was 4 times lower then they were getting more D way back then, not less so why is that counterintuitive. They were outside more getting more sun so less deficiency as expected.

    ETA: I guess maybe they were surprised there was any deficiency detected at all?
     
  5. Ysabelle-S

    Ysabelle-S Highly Vexatious

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    It does seem like an odd sentence.
     
  6. antares4141

    antares4141 Senior Member

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    To me it makes sense to assume that modern civilization IE greeks in the era they mentioned would have more diversity in their diet and less deficiencies. But counter to what would be expected the opposite was true. Makes sense to me.
     

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