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A large population of Pakistan is suffering from vitamin D insufficiency which may be occurring due to low intake of vitamin D rich food or less sun exposure or other co-morbids like cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis and cardiac problems.
Vitamin D is an essential vitamin, the deficiency of which can cause serious diseases like cancer, cardiovascular disease, osteoarthritis, and autoimmune disorders.
Vitamin B-12 supplementation during pregnancy and early lactation increases maternal, breast milk, and infant measures of vitamin B-12 status.
Vitamin E supplements are fairly popular in the US.
Vitamin D receptors are found in many parts of the body including the gut, kidneys, bones, muscles, heart, and immune system, which is why a lack of vitamin D can contribute to so many problems," says Dr.
Various forms of vitamin D: We know about 5 forms of vitamin D, of which vitamins D2 and D3 are the major forms as far as humans are concerned.
LE: Most doctors and most people knew that they received vitamin D in their milk and that it was good for bones, end of story.
The FASEB Journal article also triggered Cannell's recollection that children with rickets, a hallmark of vitamin D deficiency, tend to experience more infections than do kids without the bone disease.
Vitamin D, along with calcium supplementation, may decrease the risk of bone loss, and thus, of bone fractures.
High doses of B vitamins didn't lower the risk of heart disease in high-risk patients in two new studies.
The Boston Globe reports, "Most medicinal uses of herbs require much higher concentrations than what is found in vitamin water, which lists many herbs at 25 milligrams.