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Vitamin D pill may improve exercise performance

Vitamin D pill may improve exercise performance
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Taking vitamin D supplements can improve exercise performance and lower the risk of heart disease, said a new study. Vitamin D -- which is both a vitamin and a hormone -- helps control levels of calcium and phosphate in the blood and is essential for the formation of bones and teeth. In this study, researchers gave Vitamin D per day or a placebo over a period of two weeks to 13 healthy adults matched by weight 50 kg.

London: Taking vitamin D supplements can improve exercise performance and lower the risk of heart disease, said a new study. Vitamin D -- which is both a vitamin and a hormone -- helps control levels of calcium and phosphate in the blood and is essential for the formation of bones and teeth. In this study, researchers gave Vitamin D per day or a placebo over a period of two weeks to 13 healthy adults matched by weight 50 kg.

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