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vitamin D

31Dec

The hype up Vitamin D toxicity

Vitamin D is one of the essential vitamins that are important for good health. In order to meet the required levels of vitamin D in the body, many people are taking Vitamin D supplements and this practice has become common. However, rarely vitamin D builds up in a body and reaches a point where it becomes toxic to the human body. Through this blog, we are going to look into what is Vitamin D toxicity?

What is Vitamin D Toxicity?

31Dec

Normal Vitamin D ranges: Not at all normal

Thinning or breaking of bones is the most read or heard effects of vitamin D deficiency. However, a deficiency of vitamin D can be more dangerous than these. Vitamin D is one of the most essential vitamins that help in maintaining the overall health of the body. Starting with strengthening bones, controlling cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and many other major diseases, Vitamin D has a very crucial part to play.

31Dec

Beyond Bones: Vitamin D as a master nutrient & prohormone

'Stand under the sun for a long period to get enough vitamin D' - is one of the most common things that we all have heard. However, has anyone questioned why vitamin D is important for humans?   To define it medically, vitamin D is a fat-soluble steroid that is responsible for the absorption of calcium, phosphate, magnesium and other elements from the intestine. The calcium absorbed from the body is later used for the development of bones, hence, vitamin D is essential for the proper growth and strength of bones.