oral Supplementation With B and D Vitamins Improves Metabolic Bone Markers, Homocysteine and Influences Telomere Length

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Wolfgang Herrmann
Susanne H Kirsch
Vera Kruse
Rudolf Eckert
Stefan Gräber
Jürgen Geisel
Rima Obeid
Irene Pusceddu
Ulrich Hübner
Marion Bodis
Markus Herrmann

Abstract

Vitamin D and vitamin B deficiency are common in elderly subjects and are important risk factors for osteoporosisand age-related diseases. Supplementation with these vitamins is a promising preventative strategy. The objective of this studywas to evaluate the effects of vitamins D3 and B supplementation on bone turnover, homocysteine metabolism and telomerelength in elderly people.

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