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(Science: hormone) this vitamin is produced by the body when exposed to uv light. Plays important role in calcium and phosphorus metabolism. Deficiency is known as rickets.

symptoms include soft (weak) and bendable bones, stunted growth, bow legs, chest deformities and knock-knees.

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Benefits of vitamine D

... per week should make sure they are getting enough vitamin D through fortified milk and dairy products, or taking a vitamin D supplement like Calciferol, calcitrol, cholecalciferol, ergocalciferol or a multivitamin containing vitamin D. The new research strengthens the case made by some specialists ...

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by bogles
Thu Jun 21, 2007 10:58 am
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Topic: Benefits of vitamine D
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Calcicoferol, tocoferol and folic acid

a picture of calciferol can be found here (but you have to scroll down quite a bit): - http://www.chemistry.wustl.edu/~edudev/ LabTutorials/Vitamins/vitamins.html the structure of tocopherol can be found here: - http://www.rike-vita.co.jp/int/tocopherol/toc1.html ...

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by Winter
Thu Jun 16, 2005 4:30 pm
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Topic: Calcicoferol, tocoferol and folic acid
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