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Vitamin D May Help Avert Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia

Simply taking a daily vitamin D supplement may be enough to ward off Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, according to medical experts. Researchers caution, however, that the results of a large, recently published study do not demonstrate that low levels of vitamin D necessarily cause dementia. Still, they are encouraged by the link between the affliction and vitamin D deficiency. An estimated 50 percent of older individuals have low levels of the nutrient, according to the...

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