TITLE

Higher Vitamin D Amounts Linked to Stronger Lungs

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Mar2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the association between higher intake of vitamin D and stronger lungs. It references a study by Peter N. Black et al published in the December 2005 issue of Chest. The strongest correlation between lung function and vitamin D was found in older people and in smokers. The study also found more vitamin D naturally in men than in women and less vitamin D the older and more obese a person becomes.
ACCESSION #
19953466

 

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