A recent study discovered a 12-fold increase in heart failure risk in vitamin D deficient elderly individuals.
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Data from multiple studies show that vitamin D and resistance exercise training improve muscle strength in adults
A meta-analysis found vitamin D and resistance exercise improved muscle strength, thereby making the combination a possible solution for sarcopenia.
A RCT determined daily doses of 4,000 IU vitamin D3 enabled 88% of elderly individuals to reach optimal vitamin D status.
Study suggests a combination of vitamin D, leucine and medium chain triglycerides improves cognition among the elderly
A randomized controlled trial found that vitamin D, combined with leucine and medium chain triglycerides, improves cognition in elderly adults.
Researchers discovered that vitamin D and exercise improved survival rate at one and four years after surgery for hip fracture.
A new clinical trial found that high dose vitamin D supplementation reduced acute respiratory infections in nursing home residents by nearly 50%.
A 2-year longitudinal study explored the effect of vitamin D levels on cognitive decline in a Chinese elderly population.
Study finds whey protein and vitamin D supplementation helps maintain muscle mass during intentional weight loss in obese older adults
A recent RCT determined that a combination of whey protein, leucine(an amino acid) and vitamin D supplementation reduces the risk of sarcopenia during intentional weight loss in obese adults.
Dr. Cannell evaluates the study that found low vitamin D levels may lead greater cognitive decline in older adults.
A study conducted in elderly women showed that lower vitamin D levels were associated with increased risk of cancer death, but not with the incidence of cancer.