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Nutrients improve bone health, slow bone loss
Vitamin D improves bone health -
Doctors wanted to test the effects of different doses of vitamin D on bone mineral density. In this study, 265 postmenopausal women aged 60 to 70 took a placebo, 400 IU, or 1,000 IU of vitamin D per day. After one year, vitamin D levels had declined by 11 percent for placebo, increased 94 percent in the low-dose vitamin D group, and increased 129 percent in the high-dose vitamin D group.
Only the high-dose vitamin D group saw a benefit in bone mineral density, which declined by 0.05 percent,....Continue