Published on June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016
D*action and Protect our Children NOW! are cohort studies and while cohort studies may be lower on the pyramid than RCTs – they are a valid and important part of the scientific cycle when moving research into practice.
GrassrootsHealth is well known in the scientific and nutriceutical community for its large cohort of vitamin D sufficient participants. You are part of a group of people that has great power. You are a large group together, but represent a population we don’t see in any one geography. Reporting on health conditions of such large group (10,000 participants) with your average serum level (44 ng/ml) has been able to demonstrate some hypotheses that RCTs just haven’t been able to do (sometimes because they haven’t been able to supplement to the level that is necessary).