Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Metabolic Syndrome Risk Older Women

The Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of conditions that increase the risk of heart disease , stroke , and diabetes. MetS is estimated to affect 50 percent of the female population who are above 50 years of age in the United States. A strong association was found between vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome in postmenopausal women, reveals a new study.

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