Effect of Vitamin D, Omega-3 Supplements, Strength Training on Health of Older Adults

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What The Study Did: This randomized clinical trial investigated whether vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acid supplements and a strength-training exercise program, alone or in combination, improved health outcomes such as blood pressure and cognitive function among adults age 70 and older.

Authors: Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari, M.D., Dr.P.H., of University Hospital Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jama.2020.16909)

 

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