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Ribose For Your Heart and Muscles
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“Vitamin D deficiency is an unrecognized, emerging cardiovascular risk factor, which should be screened for and treated,” says James H. O’Keefe, MD, director of preventive cardiology at the Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City. Salmon and other deepwater fish are good sources of vitamin D, as is fortified milk. However, you’d have to drink 10 to 20 glasses a day to get the recommended amount, making supplements a practical way to ensure an adequate intake. “Vitamin D is easy to access, and supplementation is simple, safe, and inexpensive,” says Dr. O’Keefe. “There is strong evidence that supplementing with vitamin D improves health.”