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Research shows taking vitamin D2 is a poor choice for athletes

January 27, 2014

January 27, 2014 Vitamin D Council BOONE—Power athletes and others looking for an edge to improve their performance should avoid taking vitamin D2. Research conducted at Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis showed that taking vitamin D2 supplements decreased levels of vitamin D3 in the body and resulted […]

A little exercise goes a long way to prevent disease in children

December 16, 2013

Science Daily Studies conducted by the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C., show that when children increase their level of physical activity, they experience positive health benefits quickly. Benefits include less body fat, increased muscular strength and reduced risk factors for major diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease […]