Vitamin D, a New Avenue in the Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Known to be a possible cause of several chronic diseases, vitamin D deficiency is also suspected to lead to a high risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, especially where the diet is also poor in ‘good fats’ and antioxidant carotenoids. This is what two studies led by Catherine Féart and Cécilia Samieri, researchers at Inserm unit 1219 Bordeaux Population Health (BPH) (Inserm/ Bordeaux University), have shown. The research was published recently in Alzheimer’s & Dementia.

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