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Vitamin D helps to increase muscle strength and protect against sarcopenia in postmenopausal women

Vitamin D deficiency is a common health concern for postmenopausal women, and has been associated with muscle weakness and an increased risk of falling. The elderly population is more susceptible to a vitamin D deficiency due to poor dietary intake and nutrition-related conditions. Also, they typically have decreased exposure to sunlight, further increasing their risk…

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October 22, 2015