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Synonyms for calciferol

a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets

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On the other hand, Grand Mills Vitamin D Flour is a multipurpose fortified flour that contains 100% of the Total Daily Requirement of vitamin D to help address the UAE's sunshine vitamin deficiency.
Take control of the body with one of the most powerful nutrients - the sunshine vitamin by Hashmats.
Vitamin D is known as the "sunshine vitamin" because exposure to sunlight helps the body produce vitamin D.
And if they are, well, any GP can prescribe just what you need to make sure you're getting enough of this vital sunshine vitamin!
The latest new study, published in The British Medical Journal, suggests that taking vitamin D - also known as the sunshine vitamin may have benefits beyond bone and muscle health and protects against acute respiratory infections.
-- Across the spectrum of vitamins, D--or the "sunshine vitamin"--is one of the most essential to good health.
Getting an adequate supply of omega-3 fatty acids along with vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, may support cardiovascular health.
Further, low blood levels of the sunshine vitamin have been linked to higher risks of fractures and several medical conditions, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, asthma, diabetes, and some autoimmune disorders.
Are you deficient in Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin? Beware, you may be at a greater risk of developing diabetes, warn researchers.
Sheikha Sharifa Al Jassim, Spouse of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah attends an annual awareness forum on woman health KUWAIT, March 20 (KUNA) -- Sheikha Sharifa Al Jassim, Spouse of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on Tuesday sponsored and attended an annual awareness forum on woman health, themed "sunshine vitamin" Head of the Endocrinology Unit at the Amiri Hospital Dr.
ISLAMABAD -- By probing the effect that vitamin D-3 has on the cells that make up the lining of blood vessels, scientists at Ohio State University in Columbus have identified for the first time the role that the "sunshine vitamin" plays in preserving cardiovascular health.
A bottled water with Vitamin D will be available in the UAE supermarkets for those battling the sunshine vitamin deficiency.
Dancers who spend most of their time in the studio may have low amounts of the "sunshine vitamin." A blood test can pinpoint this problem, and your doctor can discuss how to increase and maintain a safe level.
Vitamin D, also known as cholecalciferol, the sunshine vitamin, or anti-rachitic vitamin, is actually a hormone.