13% Of U.S. Deaths Attributed To Low Vitamin D Levels

vitamin_dThere was a time when vitamin D was considered the "skeletal" vitamin.  Low levels were linked to rickets and osteoporosis.  But vitamin D may be an issue of life and death. A group of researchers from the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, Harvard School of Public Health, and seven other institutions have concluded that low vitamin D levels are responsible for almost 13% of deaths in the U.S.  That equates to about 97 deaths per 100,000 Americans per year.
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