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Optimal vitamin D for good bone health

The currently accepted lower limit of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) for optimal bone health is 32 ng/mL, which is higher than previously stated (Item 120-10).—Robert Blereau, MD, Morgan City, La. Dr. Blereau is correct: The optimal level of 25(OH)D is 32 ng/mL in most labs. Some authorities recommend levels of 40 or even higher, based on…

Vitamin C may discourage bone loss in men

There’s more to nutrition and bone health than just calcium and vitamin D. Vitamin C is an additional important nutrient that may help prevent bone loss.

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