Get your vitamin D to avoid bone fractures

February 8, 2012 7:01:36 PM PST
A deficiency of vitamin D poses the risk of bone fractures regardless of your age.

Researchers in Missouri studied hundreds of trauma patients of all ages with orthopedic injuries.

77 % of them had a deficiency of vitamin D which helps the body absorb calcium from food and strengthens bones.

Two great sources of vitamin D are milk and sunshine.

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