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Vitamin D

The chief role of vitamin D is to facilitate calcium absorption and build bone density.

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Do you HAVE to have sunshine everyday to activate the vitamin D supplement you take, or can you get the benefit without sun?

Posted on Feb 21, 2012 Latest answer by Feb 21, 2012 Beth Warren, registered dietitian

Does vitamin D help with dry skin?

Posted on Dec 14, 2011 Latest answer by ,

I took the wrong dosage of prescription Vitamin D, taking it once a day instead of weekly. What should I do?

Posted on Nov 8, 2011 Latest answer by ,

My friend told me that vitamin D can help you to lose weight. Is this true?

Posted on Sep 9, 2011 Latest answer by Sep 22, 2011 Adrienne Raimo, registered dietitian

Can too much Vitamin D cause diarrhea?

Posted on Sep 1, 2011 Latest answer by Sep 22, 2011 Adrienne Raimo, registered dietitian

My doctor has started me on 50,000 units of vitamin d, one time per week. Is this amount too much? Thanks! Joyce

Posted on Sep 22, 2011 Latest answer by Sep 22, 2011 Gretchen Scalpi, registered dietitian

My vitamin D intake is low. What are the risks associated with a vitamin D deficiency?

Posted on Aug 19, 2011 Latest answer by Aug 19, 2011 Shantih Coro, holistic nutritionist