Tag: vitamin deficiency

New Study: Vitamin D & Light Exercise Prevents Falls For Elderly

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Researchers at the School of Comprehensive Rehabilitation, Osaka Prefecture University in Japan studied 91 elderly subjects who were fragile and institutionalized in nursing homes for a three month period. One group received counseling on falls, and was given two individualized and one group exercise class each week, and had objects that were hazards for falling…


Health Spotlight: The Importance of Vitamin D

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Some reports suggest nearly half the world’s population suffers from vitamin D deficiency, which is unsettling news given that a lack of this important vitamin has been associated with a host of serious conditions: cancer, heart disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, tuberculosis and even depression, not to mention brittle bones and the common cold. New Study:…