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Many Older Adults Can Skip the Vitamin D and Calcium Supplements

May 2, 2018

From the Everyday Health website

An influential group of medical experts say most adults should not bother taking low doses of vitamin D and calcium to prevent fractures and falls. This is according to recommendations published Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Vitamin D supplementation was found to have unimpressive results in preventing falls, according to the review of research, and high doses of vitamin D were even linked with higher rates of falls.

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