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High Doses Vitamin D May Prevent Fractures

Daily high dose vitamin D supplementation is effective in preventing fractures in the elderly according to researchers at Tufts University. They studied data from 11 randomized trials ‰ÛÓ comprising more than 31,000 older adults ‰ÛÓ investigating vitamin D supplementation and fractures.åÊ “Taking between 800 IUs and 2,000 IUs of vitamin...

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Vitamin D Deficiency Could Lead to Mobility Limitations

Elderly adults who are deficient in vitamin D are at a higher risk for developing mobility limitations and becoming disabled. Looking at the link between vitamin D and the onset of mobility and disability, researchers followed 2,100 men and women aged 70 to 79 over six years. Mobility was determined...

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