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ISBN: 9781337906371
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Vitamin D functions as a hormone to help maintain bone integrity.

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Whether vitamin D functions as a hormone to help maintain bone integrity.

Introduction:

Vitamins are the substances, which the body requires to develop and grow naturally. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium. Calcium is one of the prime building elements of the bone. A lack of vitamin D can result in bone disorders, like rickets or osteoporosis. Vitamin D also exhibits a function in the muscle, nerve, and immune systems.

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Vitamin D is essential for a broad variety of organ mechanisms. Its deficiency is highly predominant and is found in 30 to 50 percent of the general population. It has been shown that deficiency of vitamin D may place individuals at threat of osteoporosis/low bone density and osteopenia...

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