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"Healthy people have been popping these pills, but they should not continue taking vitamin D supplements unchecked. At a certain point, more vitamin D no longer confers any survival benefit, so taking these expensive supplements is at best a waste of money."
"Most healthy people are unlikely to find that supplementation prevents cardiovascular diseases or extends their lives," and there is no consensus among doctors on what is the right level of vitamin D in the blood for healthy people.
There are a lot of myths out there and not enough data."
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"Relationship between 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and All-cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality"
Muhammad Amer, MD, MHS, FACP and Rehan Qayyum, MD, MHS
The American Journal of Medicine - 18 April 2013 (10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.11.021)
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