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Vitamin D from Mushrooms

Eating mushrooms that have been exposed to sunlight and contain vitamin D2 may be as effective at increasing and maintaining serum vitamin D levels as taking supplemental vitamin D2 or vitamin D3, according to research from Boston University School of Medicine. These findings appear online in Dermato-Endocrinology. Vitamin D, also called the sunshine vitamin, is important for maintaining bone health and muscle strength. When present in adequate amounts, it helps maintain bone density and reduces the risk of fracture, weak bones, and osteoarthritis. This nutrient also plays a role in modulating the immune system and reduces the risk of chronic […]

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A recent study on overweight and obese adults investigated the impact of vitamin D supplementation during strength training on their body composition, muscle function, and glucose tolerance. Investigators recruited 23 overweight and obese adults to participate in a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The average age of the volunteers was 26 years, with an average body mass index of 31.3 kg/m2.  They were randomly divided into two groups, where one group, composed of 5 males and females, was given a daily dose of vitamin D at 4000IU, and another group, composed of 7 females and 6 males, was given a placebo. All […]

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