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Vitamin D Improves Strength and Balance in Older Adults

December 24, 2012

Vitamin D has been shown to have numerous health benefits including reducing the risk of headaches, Parkinson Disease, dementia, diabetes and various forms of cancer. Many believe that science has only scratched the surface in understanding the important role vitamin D plays in health.

A new study has found that, for older adults, “supplemental vitamin D with daily doses of 800 to 1,000 IU consistently demonstrated beneficial effects on strength and balance.” This makes Vitamin D supplements a must for those over 60 years old who want to maintain their mobility.

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