Vitamin D might be key to syndrome affecting half of women aged 50 or plus: Research with postmenopausal women, found a 57.8 percent rate of metabolic syndrome among women presenting vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency.

Vitamin D might be key to syndrome affecting half of women aged 50 or plus: Research with postmenopausal women, found a 57.8 percent rate of metabolic syndrome among women presenting vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180320141323.htm

Research with postmenopausal women, found a 57.8 percent rate of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among women presenting vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency. MetS affects half of United States’ female population above the age of 50 and increases the risks of heart diseases and diabetes.

Interestingly, as you get older, you convert less and less sunlight into Vit D, so sunshine can sometimes NOT prevent low D in the older population!

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