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Synonyms for calciferol

a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets

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From New York to Oregon and beyond, if you find yourself in one of America's cloudiest cities or experiencing an especially wintry season, get more of the sunshine vitamin by eating all-natural foods, like eggs, which are one of the few foods that naturally contain vitamin D.
And lack of the sunshine vitamin D caused by daytime sleeping could play a part too.
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that low levels of sunshine vitamin can almost double heart disease risk in diabetes patients.
IT'S known as the sunshine vitamin, but now researchers claim vitamin D could also help stave off dementia.
Called the sunshine vitamin because people make their own when sunlight hits the skin, vitamin D is also found in fortified milk, one of the few food sources for this nutrient.
Also known as the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D is one of the nutrients Americans lack the most.
And he is sure the sunshine vitamin could be the key to avoiding a severe bout of swine flu.
Turns out this stinking spell of weather since the start of the year is robbing us of Vitamin D - the sunshine vitamin - which is produced when natural sun rays go to work on the oils of the skin.
For stronger, healthy nails What you need: Vitamin D Find it in: Fish Celeb fan Liz Hurley Better known as the sunshine vitamin, oily fish like salmon and mackerel, also contain omega-3 fatty acids that keep the nail bed healthy and speed up growth.
Moreover, aging, female sex, less time spent in the sun, and lack of vitamin D fortified foods in the diet can also contribute to lack of what is known as sunshine vitamin.
Start of Spring Reminds Americans to Get More of the Sunshine Vitamin
6 Take a sunshine holiday Sunlight boosts fertility in both men and women by increasing their levels of vitamin D, a new study has found For women, vitamin D, known as the sunshine vitamin, helps boost levels of the female sex hormones progesterone and oestrogen by 13% and 21% respectively, regulating menstrual cycles and making conception more likely.
Start of Daylight Saving Time Declared 'Vitamin D Day' to Remind Americans to Get More of the Sunshine Vitamin
a sunshine vitamin can protect people against common cold, a new study has found.
Since there are no telltale symptoms to clue us in to the fact that we may be seriously low in the sunshine vitamin (so-called because our bodies actually convert sunlight to Vitamin D by activating a hormone in the skin), the average person has no idea whether they are deficient or not.