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Dr. Thomas Wang



Vitamin D’s Benefits

Here’s some more evidence that continues to emphasize the importance of vitamin D. In an earlier post, I mentioned the recent news about sun exposure being an important way of getting your vitamin D. Well, it’s also important for fending off a heart attack.

The researchers say that low levels of vitamin D could contribute to heart disease, because receptors for vitamin D are found in heart muscle and blood vessel lining. But Dr. Thomas Wang, the lead researcher, says that a larger study is needed to confirm the suspicions.