Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an important vitamin which the body requires for absorbing calcium, bone development, etc. A deficiency in Vitamin D can cause rickets which stops the bones from developing properly. One of the sources of Vitamin D is sunlight, which gives it an alternate name of being the sunshine vitamin.


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