Vitamin D Deficiency

Hasan, Fatimah ; Alamamy, Hanadi ; Rafi, Heba (2019-03-10)


Vitamin D, also known as “calciferol,” is one of the four fat soluble (dissolve in fat) vitamins (A, D, E, and K) stored in body tissues. Vitamin D is the only vitamin that can be synthesized by the human body. Your own body can produce vitamin D in the skin when exposed to sunlight, namely the ultraviolet B radiation (UVB). Other sources of vitamin D include dietary supplements and food such as fortified milk, fortified cereals, fatty fish, cod-liver oil, mushrooms, and egg yolks.

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