Vitamin D comes in two forms: Vitamin D2 and Vitamin D3. Vitamin D2 can be acquired by consuming sun-exposed mushrooms while Vitamin D3 come naturally from natural sunlight. Vitam
in D3 is absorbed when the human skin encounter sunlight.
Cholecalciferol, also known as vitamin D3 and colecalciferol, is a type of vitamin D which is made by the skin when exposed to sunlight; it is also found in some foods and can be taken as a dietary supplement. It is used to treat and prevent vitamin D deficiency and associated diseases, including rickets.
Vitamin D is important to our health. Sufficient amount of vitamin D will ensure normal growth and development of bones and teeth, and improves resistance against certain diseases such as osteomalacia or osteoporosis.
Very few food sources contain Vitamin D. These food sources include:
It can be hard to get enough vitamin daily through sun exposure and food alone, so Vitamin D supplements are of great help.
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