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Want stronger bones? Then don’t think about turning to vitamin D supplements, suggests a new study. Of the 70 tests, only 6 showed that vitamin D supplements are beneficial to bone mineral density while two found harm. The rest? Absolutely no link between the use of vitamin D supplements and bone mineral density.
The widespread use of vitamin D supplements by healthy adults to prevent osteoporosis is unjustified, say the authors. Its use should be targeted at people who have risk factors for vitamin D deficiency, such as low exposure to sunlight or dark skin pigmentation, they say. Try to Eat Your Way To Healthy Bones instead.