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Shedding light on vitamin D

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Vitamin D is sometimes called “the sunshine vitamin” because sunlight causes your body to produce it. However, you can get some vitamin D from your diet too.

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient produced by your body when your skin is exposed to sunlight. It is also found in foods and available in dietary supplements. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium and also keeps calcium and phosphate available to help your bones form and grow. Emerging research suggests vitamin D might control cell growth, immunity, and nerve and muscle function, as well as reduce inflammation. Read more...

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