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Vitamin D may help prevent strokes

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Vitamin D may help prevent strokes.

A new study finds people who have higher levels of Vitamin D in their diet cut their risk of stroke 11 percent.

Researchers in Alabama also discovered that people who live in areas with less than average sunlight had a 60 percent higher risk of stroke.

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