Autoimmune & Vitamin D

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There is more research coming out that shows the connection that vitamin D has to our immune system.  Specifically, vitamin D deficiency seems to be more prevalent in those with autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

A new study compared those with RA to a control group to see if there would be a difference in vitamin D status.  They found that the RA group had significantly lower levels of vitamin D, further confirmation that vitamin D plays a role in RA and possibly other autoimmune disorders.

Nutrients. 2013

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