Vitamin D intake and status in Irish postmenopausal women

  title={Vitamin D intake and status in Irish postmenopausal women},
  author={Tom R. Hill and Andrew Collins and Maria M O'Brien and M{\'a}ir{\'e}ad Kiely and Albert Flynn and K D Cashman},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Objective:The objective of this study was to assess vitamin D status during late-summer and late-winter/early-spring in postmenopausal Irish women, and whether it was influenced by vitamin D-containing supplement use.Design:A longitudinal observational study.Setting:Cork City, Ireland (51° north).Subjects:A total of 59 apparently healthy, free-living, postmenopausal women aged between 51 and 69 y were sampled during February/March 2002. Of these, 48 and 47 returned during August/September 2002… CONTINUE READING

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