Vitamin D

Kyle, Dennis and David

What type of vitamin is vitamin D?

Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin.

How do you get Vitamin D?

Vitamin D is in very few foods so most people take pile to get the need amount. Also most people think they get enough from the sun.

What foods have Vitamin D in them?

Fish, Milk, cheese, ice cream, beef liver, egg yolk,mushrooms and more.

What does vitamin D do once it enter's your body?

It must under go two hydroxylation in the body for activation. The first occurs in the liver and converts vitamin D to 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D], also known as calcidiol. The second occurs primarily in the kidney and forms the physiologically active 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D [1,25(OH)2D], also known as calcitriol.

After converting Vitamin D into calcium what happens to is?

It promotes calcium absorption in the gut, maintains the level of calcium in your body.It also enables normal mineralization and growth of the bones.

How much Vitamin D should you take in?

0–12 months

*400 IU

(10 mcg)

Male And Female


1–13 years

600 IU

(15 mcg)

Male and Female


14–18 years

600 IU

(15 mcg)

Male, Female, Pregnancy and Lactation


19–50 years

600 IU

(15 mcg)

Male, Female, Pregnancy and Lactation


51–70 years

600 IU

(15 mcg

Male and Female


>70 years

800 IU

(20 mcg)

Male And Female

What happens if you don"t get enough Vitamin D?

If you don't get enough Vitamin D you can have weaker bones, you can become more susceptible to illness and have slower cell replication.

What can happen if I have to much Vitamin D

Weight loss, polyuria, heart arrhythmia's and it can also damage the heart, blood vessels and kidneys. So death in other words if you don't get help.

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Myth

You can't get all the Vitamin D you need from the sun.

sources


USA Government 2016, February, 11 Vitamin D Fact Sheet for Health Professionals


https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminD-HealthProfessional/