• Vitamin D levels correlate with cardiorespiratory fitness

    12 days ago - By Healio

    Higher vitamin D levels are associated with greater cardiorespiratory fitness, according to a study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
    “Our study shows that higher levels of vitamin D are associated with better exercise capacity,” Amr Marawan, MD, assistant professor of internal medicine at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, said in a press release. “The relationship between higher vitamin D levels and better exercise capacity holds in men and women, across the young and middle age groups, across ethnicities, regardless of body
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  • Cardiorespiratory fitness decreases all-cause mortality risk in middle-aged men

    12 days ago - By Healio

    Cardiorespiratory fitness was associated with longevity in middle-aged men who were free from CVD, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
    Johan S.R. Clausen, MD, of the epidemiological research unit of the departments of occupational and environmental medicine at Bispebjerg University Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues analyzed data from 5,107 men from the Copenhagen Male Study who did not have CVD upon completion of a questionnaire at enrollment. The questionnaire included information on smoking and alcohol
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