Friday, November 4, 2011

Vitamin D and Cardiovascular diseases

Posted by Chantel M. Contributed by US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

In the study of `Systematic review: Vitamin D and calcium supplementation in prevention of cardiovascular event` by Wang L, Manson JE, Song Y, Sesso HD., posted in US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, researcher found that evidence from limited data suggests that vitamin D supplements at moderate to high doses may reduce CVD risk, whereas calcium supplements seem to have minimal cardiovascular effects. Further research is needed to elucidate the role of these supplements in CVD prevention.

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