Effect of Vitamin D on Falls
We are just beginning to tap into the knowledge of the extensive effects that vitamin D has on our body. Given that vitamin D levels can be increased dramatically by some moderate sunlight exposure (i.e. 30 seconds in July in Phoenix), everyone, especially the elderly, should be soaking up some rays every day.
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