Vitamin D Won't Help Fight High Blood Pressure, Researchers Say

March 16, 2015 4:00 PM

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MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D may help the body in many ways, but a new data review suggests it won't do much to lower high blood pressure.

Vitamin D is nicknamed the "sunshine vitamin," because the body produces the nutrient when skin is exposed to sunlight. People can also get vitamin D through such foods as eggs, milk, yogurt, tuna, salmon, cereal and orange juice.

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