Huskies Health Corner is a new weekly feature that will highlight ways that you can stay healthy, energetic and successful during your time at George Brown.
This week we take a look at the benefits of Vitamin D.
What can Vitamin D do for you as an athlete?
Emerging evidence is suggesting that Vitamin D plays an important role in an athletes health, training and performance.
Vitamin D influences bone health by enhancing intestinal absorption of calcium. Recent studies have shown that it can reduce the incidence of stress fractures.
A recent study found that Vitamin D levels were correlated with jump height, velocity and power in young athletes.
Recommended daily allowance for Vitamin D
800 IU - 200 IU
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