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Vitamin D is a nutrient that the body needs in small amounts to function and stay healthy. Vitamin D helps the body use calcium and phosphorus to make strong bones and teeth. It is fat-soluble (can dissolve in fats and oils) and is found in fatty fish, egg yolks, and dairy products. Skin exposed to sunshine can also make vitamin D. Not enough vitamin D can cause a bone disease called rickets. It is being studied in the prevention and treatment of some types of cancer. Also called cholecalciferol.
FDA warns against use of many drugs, dietary supplements due to potential contamination

FDA warns against use of many drugs, dietary supplements due to potential contamination

Tackling food allergies: is immunotherapy the answer?

Tackling food allergies: is immunotherapy the answer?

Low vitamin D may affect recovery of injured corneas

Low vitamin D may affect recovery of injured corneas

Scientists reveal key role of excess gut calcium in C. diff infections

Scientists reveal key role of excess gut calcium in C. diff infections

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy negatively impacts development of children

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy negatively impacts development of children

Ground breaking study dispels myth that vitamin D2 and D3 have same nutritional value

Ground breaking study dispels myth that vitamin D2 and D3 have same nutritional value

Clinical trial shows anti-inflammatory benefits from taking high doses of vitamin D after sunburn

Clinical trial shows anti-inflammatory benefits from taking high doses of vitamin D after sunburn

Research identifies main factors that influence low birth weight in Nepal

Research identifies main factors that influence low birth weight in Nepal

Study looks into specific elements of Mediterranean diet for colorectal health

Study looks into specific elements of Mediterranean diet for colorectal health

Drug cocktail may be effective in preventing progressive organ dysfunction, deaths from sepsis

Drug cocktail may be effective in preventing progressive organ dysfunction, deaths from sepsis

New hope for eczema from nitric oxide

New hope for eczema from nitric oxide

Chicken models may shed light on how humans develop sensitive daytime vision

Chicken models may shed light on how humans develop sensitive daytime vision

BetterYou vitamin D oral spray highly commended at the Veggie Awards 2017

BetterYou vitamin D oral spray highly commended at the Veggie Awards 2017

All-Star Healthcare Physical Medicine: Tailored therapies can decrease pain in neuropathy patients

All-Star Healthcare Physical Medicine: Tailored therapies can decrease pain in neuropathy patients

Study suggests many people in the U.S. are taking too much vitamin D

Study suggests many people in the U.S. are taking too much vitamin D

French fries and fried potato consumption linked to early death in new research

French fries and fried potato consumption linked to early death in new research

Researchers explore impact of hair products on breast cancer risk

Researchers explore impact of hair products on breast cancer risk

Vitamin A improves insulin-producing beta-cells' function, study suggests

Vitamin A improves insulin-producing beta-cells' function, study suggests

Low levels of vitamin A could be strong risk factor for TB

Low levels of vitamin A could be strong risk factor for TB

New one-two combination of antibiotics and Vitamin C could knock out cancer stem cells

New one-two combination of antibiotics and Vitamin C could knock out cancer stem cells