030 - Vitamin D and Clinical Trials | The Body of Evidence

030 - Vitamin D and Clinical Trials

Woman in silhouette basking in the sun

 

Bizarre behaviour on the beach leads Chris and Jonathan to discuss the merits of vitamin D. Where exactly in the sun's rays does this vitamin hide? Is there a deficiency epidemic? And can this miraculous vitamin reverse the course of diseases? Also: a Superman geek fail; putting the "randomized" back in "randomized clinical trials"; why 1 and 2 are dirty numbers; and pot cures epilepsy (sort of... not really).

Vox pop by Thanos Michailopoulos (@ThanocMic on Twitter).

Jingle by Joseph Hackl.

Additional music by Seth Donnelly and Kevin MacLeod.

Theme music: "Troll of the Mountain Swing" by the Underscore Orkestra.

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