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Vitamin D Linked to Healthier Hearts in Children

According to a recent study out of UPMC Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, supplementing with vitamin D can improve heart health in children. To conduct the study, researchers monitored 225 children ages 10 to 18 who were deficient in vitamin D, but otherwise healthy. The children were divided into three groups, and each group was given a different amount of vitamin D. The first group took 600 IU daily, which is the current recommended daily dietary allowance. The second group took 1,000 IU each day, and the third group took 2,000 IU each day. The participants were monitored for six months. Read more.....



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