The power of D
Vitamin D’s power to strengthen bones and muscles has been well known for years. But now there’s increasing evidence that it may exert a positive influence over many other parts of the body.
New Danish research has confirmed that vitamin D, known as the “sunshine vitamin” because 90% of it is made in the skin when it’s exposed to sunlight, can help lower blood pressure.
The study on 112 patients at the Holstebro Hospital in Denmark found that taking a vitamin D supplement led to a “significant reduction” in blood pressure.
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