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Vitamin D
Definition

What does Vitamin D do for the body

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble Vitamin. It is important for maintaining good health and strong Bones. It is formed in the Skin when the body is exposed to sunlight. It regulates the absorption of Calcium and Phosphorus in the Bones. Vitamin D is an active form of Calcitriol. It plays an important role in the maintenance of several Body organs. Vitamin D is not available in food supplements. It is not possible to fulfill the requirement of Vitamin D through diet. Exposure to sun light is the only natural way to manufacture it in the body. The other alternative is artificially manufactured supplements.

Level of Vitamin D in the Body
30 to 74 nanograms per milliliter of blood(ng/mL)

Daily requirement of Vitamin D in the Body
10 to 20 microgram ( mcg )

Benefits of Vitamin D in the Body
Healthy Skin
Healthy Heart
Healthy Bones
Treats Psoriasis
Boost Immune system
Prevent Osteoporosis
Helps fighting Depression
Helps treating Colon Cancer
Helps in overcoming Obesity
Helps treating Ovarian Cancer
Prevents Osteomalacia and Rickets
Fights Prostate and Breast Cancer
Helps absorb Calcium and Phosphorus

Effects of deficiency of Vitamin D in the Body
Asthma
Cancer
Diabetes
Rickets
Psoriasis
Osteoporosis
Breast Cancer
Muscular Pain
Prostate Cancer
Schizophrenia
Ovarian Cancer
Muscle Weakness
Periodontal disease
Chronic kidney Disease
Cardiovascular Disease
Schizophrenia and Depression
Calcium and Phosphorus will not be absorbed in the body
The human body will not manufacture excess Vitamin D. Excess can only be created by chemical ingestion. Therefore, take care, how much you take.

Effects and Symptoms of excess Vitamin D in the Body
Nausea
Fatigue
Vomiting
Headache
Weakness
Sleepiness
Dry mouth
Osteoporosis
Metallic taste
Loss of appetite
Kidney Problems
Cardiovascular Problems
 
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