Slow Aging with Vitamin D

Vitamin D has been recognized as protective against heart disease and cancer, but can also delay aging.

Vitamin D may help slow the aging of cells and tissues, according to British researchers.

In a study of 2,160 women aged between 18 and 79 by researchers at Kings College London published Thursday found that those with higher vitamin D levels showed fewer aging-related changes in their DNA.

The shortening of these strands of DNA called telomeres is one way of examining the aging process at the cellular level.

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“These results are exciting because they demonstrate for the first time that people who have higher levels of vitamin D may age more slowly than people with lower levels of vitamin D. This could help to explain how vitamin D has a protective effect on many aging-related, such as heart disease and cancer, “Brent Richards, who led the study, was quoted as saying disease. Read more

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