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Synonyms for calciferol

a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets

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The main role of vitamin D, also known as calciferol, is to assist the intestinal absorption of the minerals calcium and phosphorus in order to maintain proper bone health.
Part 2: calciferol and the significance of nutrient supplements.
Vitamin D, also called calciferol, is a vitamin that dissolves in the body's fat.
Vitamin D deficiency or privational deficiency of calciferol is still numerically the most common cause of rickets in India.
INGREDIENTS: Organic Chicken, Chicken Broth, Organic Brown Rice, Organic Oats, Organic Carrots, Organic Potatoes, Chicken Liver, Tricalcium Phosphate, Organic Apples, Organic Cranberries, Guar Gum, Potassium Chloride, Organic Olive Oil, Yucca Schidigera Extract, Sea Salt, Vitamin A Acetate, Alpha Tocopherols (source Of Vitamin E), Calciferol (source Of Vitamin D2), Thiamine Mononitrate (Vitamin Bi), Vitamin Bit Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (Vitamin 82), Choline Chloride, Inositol, Niacin, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6), Zinc Amino Acid Chelate, [TEXT UNREADABLE IN ORIGINAL SOURCE.
Where to get your daily dose of D: Vitamin d - also known as calciferol - is a fat-soluble vitamin, which is obtained either through the diet or simply by exposure to sun light.