Vitamin D

Function, Food sources, Advantages, Lacks

Function

Foods may be fortified with vitamin D2 or D3. The majo role is to maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorus. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium, which forms and maintains strong bones. It is used alone or together with calcium to improve bone health and decrease fractures.

Three food sources

Wine, egg yolks, beef liver

Advantages

Calcium and Phosphorus

Lack of vitamin D

bone pain, muscle weakness, increased blood pressure, and depression.
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