Apart from being a very essential nutrient for bone health, Vitamin D also plays a crucial role in the development of hypertension. A study conducted in the University of South Australia showed that there is a link between vitamin D and hypertension. Having a diet rich in Vitamin D sources leads to a lower risk of high blood pressure. Vitamin D supplements are also useful in combating hypertension. The study involved over 146 500 individuals to reach a conclusion that people with higher Vitamin D levels are less likely to develop hypertension.

The study will tell you why it is important to include dairy products, salmon, fortified cereals etc. in your regular diet. See more at The Times of India.