Vitamin D, but not calcium, associated with fewer stress fractures in girls

Vitamin D is associated with a lower risk of developing stress fractures, especially among very active girls who engage in at least 1 hour of high-impact activity per day.

Vitamin D deficiency is common in all ages in India, according to recent studies. Marwaha and Sripathy noted a high prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in school children from Northern India, with lower concentrations of 25(OH) D in adolescents from low socioeconomic strata compared with upper socioeconomic strata, which suggests a significant role for nutrition in achieving adequate...

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