Importance of Vitamin D

Vitamin D – It is one of the essential vitamins for our body that increases intestinal absorption of magnesium, zinc, iron, calcium, and phosphate. The chemical name of Vitamin D is calciferol which is a fat-soluble vitamin. Vitamin D is essential for the normal growth of teeth and bones due to it increases the absorption of phosphorous and zinc in the body. There are various sources of vitamin D are butter, eggs, fish, milk, and fish liver oil. When the skin of your body is exposed to sunlight, vitamin D is produced in the body.


Sufficiency of Vitamin D prevents rickets in children and osteoclast in adult people. Vitamin D also helps in protecting older adults from osteoporosis. It also helps in the reduction of inflammation and modulation of such processes such as immune function, neuromuscular, glucose metabolism, and cell growth.

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  1. Madhusudan Parwal

    Can we have some Vegetarian options for increasing our Vitamin D level. Please post this in your next!

    Further, do share a post on “Vitamin D vs Calcium” .

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