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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Living with arthritis can be quite debilitating if not treated properly. Apart from exercise and the medicines which your doctor would prescribe, you
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February 18, 2013 at 01:11pm
Sunlight helps the skin produce vitamin D and facilitates calcium absorption by the body. Now, a new study claims that people are not getting
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December 13, 2012 at 12:00pm
The term osteoporosis is synonymous with women > low calcium > weak bones > fractures. But there is more to the osteoporosis story than just
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April 03, 2012 at 04:12pm
Use of vitamin D supplements during pregnancy is safe and effective for healthy women, says a new study. Even at the highest dosage, vitamin D was
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