Vitamin D is an extremely important vitamin that has powerful effects on several systems throughout your body. Vitamin D deficiency is very common. One of the risk factors of Vitamin D deficiency is bone loss.

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Aimed to investigate whether combination of vitamin D and iron supplementation, comparing vitamin D alone, could modify bone turnover, inflammatory, oxidative stress, and metabolic markers. Eighty-seven women with haemoglobin vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency aged 18–45 years were randomly assigned into two groups: Read the article
“VitD deficiency was associated with more active and severe disease at baseline and may predict disability and radiographic progression over 1 year in early RA patients.” Read the article
"Vitamin D deficit after gastric bypass surgery" Read the article
“Recent data revealed that as high as 76% of Indians have insufficient Vitamin D levels. “ Read the article
“Low vitamin D levels could increase your risk of osteoporosis and broken bones. And a severe shortage of vitamin D causes rickets and osteomalacia, which is soft, weak bones.” Read the article
“Vitamin D helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body. These nutrients are needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy. A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone deformities such as rickets in children, and bone pain caused by a condition called osteomalacia in adults.” Read the article
“Osteomalacia means soft bones. Bone is a living, active tissue that’s continually being removed and replaced. This process is known as bone turnover. Bone consists of a hard outer shell (the cortex) made up of minerals, mainly calcium and phosphorus, and a softer inner mesh (the matrix) made up of collagen fibres.” Read the article
“Vitamin D may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis, suggests study,” is the headline in The Guardian. This is in reference to a UK-based laboratory study looking into whether vitamin D could be used to suppress inflammation in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis. Read the article
“We don’t need vitamin D from food or sunlight every day. But if you don’t get enough over a longer period of time, you won’t have enough vitamin D for good health – known as vitamin D deficiency. This is very common in the UK – around one in five adults and one in six children don’t have enough vitamin D.” Read the article
“Staying indoors for much of lockdown means some people have been deprived of vitamin D. Normally, many of us get it by spending time outside. Our skin makes it when exposed to the sun. But what can we do about it, and why do we need vitamin D?” Read the article
“Vitamin D is necessary for building and maintaining healthy bones. That’s because calcium, the primary component of bone, can only be absorbed by your body when vitamin D is present. Your body makes vitamin D when direct sunlight converts a chemical in your skin into an active form of the vitamin (calciferol).” Read the article
“Getting enough, but not too much, vitamin D is needed to keep your body functioning well. Vitamin D helps with strong bones and may help prevent some cancers. Symptoms of vitamin D deficiency can include muscle weakness, pain, fatigue and depression. To get enough D, look to certain foods, supplements, and carefully planned sunlight.” Read the article
“At this point, women who conceived in the spring or summer are be in the depths of winter – when they get less vitamin D because of a lack of sunshine. Danish researchers therefore believe the lack of vitamin D triggers changes in the placenta which may lead to pre-eclampsia.” Read the article

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