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Study highlights importance of Vitamin D

June 24, 2008 7:13:33 AM PDT
Death rates from any cause can vary depending on your vitamin D intake, according to a new study by Australian researchers. They found that patients with the lowest levels were about two times more likely to die from any cause of death than those with the highest levels.

Experts say the results shouldn't be a reason to start popping vitamin D pills or to spend hours in the sun, but mounting evidence shows how important the so-called sunshine vitamin is for your health.

 

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