The recommended daily allowance of vitamin D is 400-1000 IU, with 800-2000 IU recommended for adults at high risk of osteoporosis and for older adults.
The study, conducted only on women, showed that vitamin D supplementation was found to be negatively associated with high glucose levels.
The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, analysed data from two randomised clinical trials with 3,325 combined women and a prospective study involving 1,713 women with average age of 63.
Girls with high levels of vitamin D levels are likely to have strong muscle strength than their counterparts with low levels of the sunshine vitamin, which may prevent osteoporosis, finds a study.
Having vitamin D rich diet may help reduce the cholesterol levels in children and have a beneficial impact on other risk factors associated with cardiovascular diseases, suggests new research.
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Heart failure is a life-threatening condition affecting an estimated 23 million people worldwide.
Fractures in children are very common, with some estimates as high as 50 per cent of boys and 40 per cent of girls having at least one fracture by the age of 18.
Children born to mothers with very low Vitamin D levels during their first trimester are likely to have bigger waists or be about half an inch plumper on average by age six.
Vitamin D3 is a powerful stimulator of nitric oxide (NO), which is a major signaling molecule in the regulation of blood flow .
Also, women who have deficient levels of Vitamin D had 43% higher risk of developing MS than those who have adequate levels of vitamin D
The far-right UK Independence Party (UKIP) has pledged in its general election manifesto to ban the burqas or the full face veils in public places, citing among others a bizarre reason that they "prevent intake of essential vitamin D from sunlight"
According to the researchers, a man’s total vitamin D intake before the conception of baby, influence the health and development of the unborn
If you have been suffering from cold and flu, then you might increase your daily dose of Vitamin D. The nutrient not only help protect against cold and flu but also helps in tackling high
Apart from maintaining healthy bones, higher levels of vitamin D in the blood may also significantly improve survival in one-third of women diagnosed with breast cancer -- the most common form of cancer in women,