Vitamin D is required by the body to support various processes associated with the cardiovascular system in healthy individuals. However, meta-analyses of vitamin D supplementation studies have failed to show a clear positive influence of Vitamin D in maintaining optimum cardiovascular functioning in unhealthy individuals. Ongoing larger randomised trials will clarify whether monitoring and supplementation of vitamin D play roles in cardiovascular health in these individuals (1,2).

  1. Mheid I, A.I. et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Jul 4;70(1):89-100.
  2. Mihos, C.G. et al. Cardiol Rev. 2017 Jul/Aug;25(4):189-196.