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Vitamin D – What You Should Know About the 'Sun Vitamin'

You’ve probably heard about vitamin D and how important it is for our health. But do you know where you can find it and what the risks of vitamin D deficiency are? Read our guide to learn all about it. Functions of Vitamin D This vitamin is essential in regulating the amount of calcium and phosphate in our bodies. In effect, it has a great influence on the health of our bones, teeth, and muscles. Vitamin D Deficiency Deficiency of this vitamin can lead to rickets in children and osteomalacia (also known as “soft bones”) in adults. Both conditions can lead to permanent bone deformation. It can also increase bone fragility. Causes of Vitamin D Deficiency Limited exposure to sunlight...

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