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Why is vitamin D important to our body?
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answered Aug 10, 2010 by trianswer (22,754 points)
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Vitamin D is essential for promoting calcium absorption in the gut and maintaining adequate serum calcium and phosphate concentrations to enable normal mineralization of bone and prevent hypocalcemic tetany. It is also needed for bone growth and bone remodeling by osteoblasts and osteoclasts. Without sufficient vitamin D, bones can become thin, brittle, or misshapen. Vitamin D sufficiency prevents rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults . Together with calcium, vitamin D also helps protect older adults from osteoporosis.
answered Aug 10, 2010 by trianswer (22,754 points)
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Vitamin D is good in many ways for your body. It helps to regulate your blood pressure and also boosts your immune system. It also protects your body against influenza.
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Vitamin D has been the fat soluble vitamin which encourages the absorption of calcium in order to keep the bones strong. It also helps in promoting the metabolism of phosphorus. The people who get exposed to sunlight frequently will not require taking the supplements of vitamin d because the sunlight provides good amount of it.

It has been found that there are 5 forms of vitamin D out of which two are the major forms. They are collectively known as calciferol. As mentioned above that vitamin D is very useful for the metabolism and absorption of calcium and phosphorus, these two forms are very important in maintaining good condition of bones.

Apart from the above functions, vitamin D is also very important in regulating the immune system of the body. This vitamin is used to prevent against common cold. It decreases the risk of multiple sclerosis. There can be prevention of rheumatoid arthritis in women with the help if this vitamin. With sufficient amount of vitamin D, a healthy body weight can be maintained along with healthy physical well being. It can also prevent the development of various types of cancer.

If you have a deficiency of vitamin D, then you can develop many illnesses relating this deficiency. One of the conditions can be osteomalacia which is caused due to lack of vitamin D. In this condition, there is softening of the bones caused due to loss of minerals. This can lead to extreme musculoskeletal pain which is usually found in adults.
answered Aug 10, 2010 by trianswer (22,754 points)
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because is good for our body to increase height
answered Aug 11, 2010 by trianswer (22,754 points)
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Vitamin D has been the fat soluble vitamin which encourages the absorption of calcium in order to keep the bones strong. It also helps in promoting the metabolism of phosphorus. The people who get exposed to sunlight frequently will not require taking the supplements of vitamin d because the sunlight provides good amount of it.

Vitamin D is very useful for the metabolism and absorption of calcium and phosphorus, very important in maintaining good condition of bones.

Apart from the above functions, vitamin D is also very important in regulating the immune system of the body. This vitamin is used to prevent against common cold. It decreases the risk of multiple sclerosis. There can be prevention of rheumatoid arthritis in women with the help if this vitamin. With sufficient amount of vitamin D, a healthy body weight can be maintained along with healthy physical well being. It can also prevent the development of various types of cancer.
answered Dec 9, 2010 by trianswer (22,754 points)

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