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Research suggests low vitamin D levels increase fracture risk among Japanese women

Posted on: March 29, 2017   by  Amber Tovey


A new study published in the journal Osteoporosis International found that vitamin D levels below 20 ng/ml were linked to an increased risk of fractures among Japanese women.

Research has found that low vitamin D levels are associated with bone loss, reduced muscle mass and decreased muscle strength. Though, the relationship between vitamin D and fracture risk remains unclear. 

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