Low Levels of This Vitamin Linked to Early Death

November 20, 2014 12:51 PM

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Popularly known as the sunshine vitamin, Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that keeps our bones and teeth healthy. It also plays a major role in regulation and absorption of calcium in the body.

The primary source of Vitamin D is exposure to the sun. When the sun shines on our skin, it produces Vitamin D. Evidence suggests that sunshine has a positive effect on our health. Nutritionists also recommend consumption of other natural sources of Vitamin D like fish, eggs, cod liver oil, soy milk...

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