Low vitamin D levels linked to early death

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Recent research has shown that lower blood levels of vitamin D increase the risk of dying early, reports [s]News-Medical[/s]. Researchers systematically reviewed 32 studies, conducted between 1966 and 2013, that had investigated blood levels of vitamin D and human mortality rates. The analysis showed that the risk of dying prematurely was twice as high among people with blood levels of vitamin D


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