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Monday, December 27, 2010

Vitamin- The Beauty Connection (Vitamin D)

Vitamin D also known as the 'Sunshine Vitamin' is acquired by exposing to sunlight or ingestion and is essential for Calcium absorption.
Vitamin D-
* Relieves Eye strain
* Delays Aging
* Prevents Acne
* Cures Insomnia
* Enables proper functioning of Teeth and Bones
* Regulates Calcium- Phosphorus balance
* Maintains healthy Bones

Source:- Sunlight

Dietary Sources of Vitamin D
Meat:- Caviar, Seafood, Cod Liver Oil, Beef Liver
Dairy Products:- Milk,Cheese, Yogurt
Miscellaneous:- Egg, Mushrooms are the only vegan source of Vitamin D

Deficiency of Vitamin D:- Causes Rickets in young children and Osteomalacia in adults

Excess of Vitamin D:- Causes calcification of Lungs and Kidneys


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beautydiva said...

Thanks Bhumika

Unknown said...

diet can never give the amounts of vitamin D we need...the best way to get vitamin D is exposure to sun...15 minutes walk in the early morning is very beneficial for the body overall...

beautydiva said...

@PSC- Thanks for the great tip though I have already cited sunlight as a source :)

Supplements Canada said...

Thanks for sharing your thoughts about vitamin D. We should always understand its importance for our health.

beautydiva said...

@Supplements Canada- thanks :D Most of us underrate these vitamins so I thought of posting in a very simplified manner.

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