Vitamin D and limb strength

Dr Paul Clayton’s Health Newsletter Autumn 2015 Vitamin D supplementation significantly increases upper and lower limb strength, a review of seven trials has found. Previous research on vitamin D has focused on supplementation and muscle strength in frail, deficient and elderly women. This latest review – compiled by researchers at Queen Mary University of London … Read more Vitamin D and limb strength

Sarcopenia (muscle-wasting) is a top-5 health risk

Dr Paul Clayton 2013 Sarcopenia – loss of muscle mass – is a very common but surprisingly little-known condition related to bad nutrition and an inactive lifestyle. From early middle age on, most of us lose muscle mass. It’s not inevitable – a very physically active lifestyle can delay or prevent it – but people … Read more Sarcopenia (muscle-wasting) is a top-5 health risk