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Are the Benefits of Vitamin D Overhyped?
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
Recent research reviews looked at hundreds previous studies and find that there is little evidence that D protects against cancer or heart disease.

Something we also understand, vitamin D doesn't prevent fracture when taken alone. When taken with extra calcium it does appear to help prevent broken bones.

Are the Benefits of Vitamin D Overhyped?

What do you think? With so many studies touting and/or doubting the benefits of D the general public may get confused and not follow recommended guidelines to hopefully prevent fractures.

Elizabeth
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