Vitamin D2

Vitamin D2 vs D3

February 15, 2014

 Known for decades as the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D today is clouded by controversy. Physicians and scientists are in heated debates over the actuality of a global rise in vitamin D deficiency as well as the effectiveness of and need for more vitamin D testing. Vitamin D deficiency is linked to rickets and other bone deforming […]

ASU, Dole and NASCAR’s Hendrick Motorsports Team Up for New Findings on Vitamin D

February 15, 2014

Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus teamed up with NASCAR’s Hendrick Motorsports for a study sponsored by Dole Food Company. The goal of the study was to determine if a Portobello mushroom powder rich with vitamin D2 through exposure to ultraviolet light would have any effect on muscle function, exercise-induced muscle damage and delayed […]

D2 vitamin, poor choice for athletes

January 31, 2014

Friday, January 31, 2014 D2 vitamin, poor choice for athletes It is considered that athletes who are willing to improve their performance should avoid taking D2 vitamin. A new study released at Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis proves that athletes who took D2 vitamin had their D3 […]

NASCAR’s Hendrick Motorsports Leaves Its Mark on Science

January 25, 2014

Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, NC, is one of NASCAR’s premier teams. They are not only leaving their mark in the annals of motor sports, they are leaving their mark on science. Hendrick Motorsports is home to four of the most recognized names in racing: Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Cumulatively, […]