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ea0038p204 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2015

Effect of vitamin D supplementation on cardiovascular risk factors and exercise performance in healthy subjects; a randomised placebo controlled pilot study

Munir Nimrah , Iniesta Raquel Revuelta , Al-Dujaili Emad A S

Background: Evidence suggests associations between vitamin D deficiency and cardiovascular risk factors, including hypertension and excessive cortisol levels. Also, vitamin D levels may be associated with exercise performance. Thus, we aimed to investigate the effects of vitamin D intake on cardiovascular risk factors, free urinary cortisol and exercise performance.Methods: A randomised placebo controlled single-blinded parallel trial was conducted in he...