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Avoiding Common Vegetarian and Vegan Dietary Deficiencies

Avoiding Common Vegetarian and Vegan Dietary Deficiencies | Longevity science | Scoop.it
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There are many myths, misconceptions and misunderstandings when it comes to the nutritional health of those consuming a vegetarian or vegan diet. In essence, all vitamins and minerals necessary for the human body to be healthy and vibrant can be found from natural, non-animal sources; however certain nutrients are more difficult to source due to the production methods of modern food.

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Dietary Vitamin D Found to Delay the Onset of Alzheimer's Disease

High dietary intake of vitamin D has been associated with a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease among older women, according to a new...
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Vitamin D Levels and Risk of Heart Disease: a Statistical Link

A large Danish study found a strong statistical link between low blood levels of vitamin D and increased risk of heart disease and death.

 

The population study measured baseline vitamin D levels, then followed up over 29 years. The researchers also performed a meta-analysis of 35 additional studies.

 

The team cautions that this is not a causal proof. However, there is a strong link. This could mean either that low vitamin levels indicate poorer health status, or that vitamin D levels do directly affect heart health.

 

The official conclusion of the study "We observed increasing risk of ischemic heart disease, myocardial infarction, and early death with decreasing plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels."

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