Monday, February 16, 2009

Vitamin D Fuels Muscle Power in Teen Girls

Vitamin D is not only a remedy for rickets and osteoporosis, but is important for muscle power, force, velocity, and jump height.
Although vitamin D is naturally produced in the body through exposure to direct sunlight, vitamin D deficiency is now common in the U.S. The result can be a host of health ills, including severe conditions such as bone thinning osteoporosis and bone deforming rickets. Although a lack of vitamin D has long been known to weaken both the muscular and the skeletal systems of the human body, little has been known about how vitamin D contributes to muscle power and force --- until now. For the first time, scientists have found that vitamin D is important for muscle power, force, velocity and jump height. Read more

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