Studies have shown that vitamin D supplementation could be a cost effective way to help prevent falls and fractures in older adults. Due the serious consequences of falls, researchers have studied various prevention strategies to help prevent falls in the elderly. One strategy, among many others, is vitamin D supplementation.Read why vitamin D is important here. 

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Vitamin D supplements are available from GPs and over-the-counter
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Its report says children should get free supplements and calls for supermarkets to sell low-cost tablets.

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