Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death in the U.S. There are a number of factors that contribute to cardiovascular disease and cholesterol is the most often blamed contributor. I do not believe that elevated cholesterol causes heart disease but I do believe that there is probably a correlation. Since my primary goal is [...]
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This is one vitamin that can be synthesized in the body. It is synthesized in the skin due to sunlight exposure. It is actually a group of sterols with hormone-like activities. 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol is the active form.
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