Vitamin D deficiency may lead to physical problems in older age

in 2013,, Michael Holick, Newsmakers, School of Medicine
July 18th, 2013
Michael Holick, School of Medicine

Not getting enough vitamin D may lead to problems with completing everyday tasks later on in life…

Expert quote:

“It would be very nice to have a vitamin D intervention study so that you could actually demonstrate that those that were vitamin D deficient, if you made their blood level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D above 30 ng/mL, which is what is in fact recommended by the Endocrine Society practice guidelines, … that you could improve neurocognitive function, as well as muscle function, and improve overall health and welfare of people as they’re aging.”

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