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Daily consumption of vitamin D can reduce cancer mortality

Regular daily intake of vitamin D could reduce cancer mortality by 12%, according to an analysis of 14 high-quality studies at the German Cancer Research Center, with this effect most evident in individuals over 70 and those with vitamin D deficiency. Also, the impact was most evident when vitamin intake was started before a cancer

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Vitamin D Supplements: Could They Help Reduce Inflammation?

Share on PinterestOlder people with a vitamin D deficiency have higher levels of inflammation, a new study has found. Image credit: Guille Faigold/Stocksy. Inflammation is the mechanism by which the body responds to and fights off infection. However, chronic or long-term inflammation is associated with many diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, arthritis and dementia. Age,

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Adding this vitamin to your routine may reduce your risk of heart attack, according to one study

Vitamin D supplements may reduce the risk of heart attack, new research shows. A new study found that the rate of major cardiovascular events was 9 percent lower in those who took vitamin D supplements than in those who didn’t. Experts explain why vitamin D is essential for your heart health and if supplementation is

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The effects of vitamin D supplementation on major cardiac events

Heart disease and stroke are the leading (and growing) causes of death, especially in older individuals. Vitamin D acts on cells throughout the vascular system, reducing inflammation, regulating the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, and inhibiting vascular smooth muscle proliferation. Observational studies have shown an inverse relationship between vitamin D levels and the risk of cardiovascular disease. Prospective

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A dietician’s view: How to get the most out of your vitamin D supplements

A vitamin D deficiency could lead to several health problems. Vitamin D is essential for the proper development and maintenance of bones, but it is also essential for nerve, musculoskeletal and immune function. Therefore, having low amounts in your system puts your body at risk in several ways. If you find you’re deficient, it might

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