Vitamin D: a pseudo-vitamin for a pseudo-disease

Take daily doses of sunshine and healthy food instead

We are still in love with vitamins a century after they were discovered, with half the US and UK population taking a supplement. Vitamin D — the sunshine vitamin — is the favourite and is believed to have the most proven benefits.


Governments, including the UK government, have said that the evidence for vitamin D’s health benefits is so overwhelming that every adult should take it as a supplement for at