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Vitamin D: Simply Necessary for Athletes-and Everyone Else!

Posted by admin on March 28, 2018

Vit_D.jpgAdequate intake of vitamin D is crucial to many bodily functions.  Unfortunately poor dietary habits and lack of exposure to sunlight commonly results in vitamin D deficiency.  Studies have shown true benefits to performance for athletes with appropriate vitamin D supplementation.  In athletes or anyone else vitamin D deficiency can cause bone and muscle pain.  Medical conditions such as kidney disease and gastrointestinal malabsorption can also affect vitamin D levels. 

Click here to read more: https://www.aaos.org/AAOSNow/2018/Mar/Research/research01/?ssopc=1