Vitamin D May Lower Parkinson's Risk
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Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Higher Risk of Parkinson's Disease, Researchers Say

Higher levels of vitamin D may reduce the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests.

The finding builds on previous research linking low vitamin D levels to Parkinson's, and could mean that getting more sunlight and assuring an adequate dietary intake of vitamin D may help some people ward off the neurological disorder.


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If you're wondering just how important this "wonder vitamin" is to your overall health, you might like this WebMD Slideshow: Amazing Vitamin D, Nutrition's Newest Star.

See why vitamin D may be one of the most important nutrients in your health toolbox, who's at risk for a deficiency, and the safest ways to get enough vitamin D.