which vitamin is important for health of bones and teeth?

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which vitamin is important for health of bones and teeth?

Post by kenny1999 » Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:15 am

This is actually a multiple choice question of my reference book that have 4 choice (which has no answer)

A. Vitamin A
B. Vitamin B
C. Vitamin C
D. Vitamin D

I don't know if it is vitamin C or D after a long time research on google. it seems both Vitamin C and D is important for health of teeth and bone. But actually should Vitamin C or D more important to teeth and bone?

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Post by JackBean » Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:58 am

I think, it should be D, shouldn't it? Why shall be important vit. C for bones?
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Post by biohazard » Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:01 pm

Well, classically it has always been the vitamin D that's been connected with strong bones due to it's effect on calcium metabolism. Vitamin C is not directly linked with bone strength, but the lack of C eventually leads to scurvy which of course can damage one's teeth - though this is because of the damage to the connective tissue, not the teeth themselves.

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Re: which vitamin is important for health of bones and teeth?

Post by marysaint » Sat Oct 31, 2009 10:47 am

Hi Kenny. Especially Vitamin D is good for bones and for teeth to making it stronger. I would like to tell you that do not think about particular one just remember that all Vitamins are essential for body. B12 for building of body K for making repair of wounds, C for repair of tissues etc.
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Re: which vitamin is important for health of bones and teeth?

Post by JackBean » Sat Oct 31, 2009 1:09 pm

marysaint wrote:just remember that all Vitamins are essential for body

really?
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Post by HylaCinerea » Tue Nov 03, 2009 3:03 am

Yeah, definately vitamin D. In the US, there used to be milk commercials that constantly advertised how the vitamin D in milk benefits teeth and bones. "Milk, it does a body good." The main thing I associate vitamin C with is immunity.

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Post by lizier » Tue Nov 03, 2009 6:52 am

I think vitamin D is important for health of bones and teeth.

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Post by qqsvery » Tue Nov 03, 2009 10:05 am

Of course VD .
Vitamin D deficiency has been widely reported in all age groups in recent years. Rickets has never been eradicated in developed countries, and it most commonly affects children from recent immigrant groups.

There is much evidence that current vitamin D guidelines for the neonatal period, 5-10 microg (200-400 IU)/day, prevent rickets at the typical calcium intakes in developed countries. The annual incidence of vitamin D-deficiency rickets in developed countries ranges between 2.9 and 7.5 cases per 100,000 children. The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in mothers and their neonates is remarkable, and the results of one study suggest that third-trimester 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) is associated with fetal bone mineral accrual that may affect prepubertal bone mass accumulation.

Beyond infancy, the evidence indicates that 5 microg (200 IU)/day of vitamin D has little effect on vitamin D status as measured by the serum 25(OH)D concentration. Two randomized clinical trials show that higher vitamin D intake improves one-year gain in bone density in adolescent girls. The functions of vitamin D extend beyond bone to include immune system regulation and anti-proliferative effects on cells.

Early life vitamin D inadequacy is implicated in the risk of bone disease, autoimmune disease, and certain cancers later in life; however, long-term interventional studies do not exist to validate the widespread implementation of greater vitamin D consumption.
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Re: which vitamin is important for health of bones and teeth?

Post by allan101 » Sat Nov 07, 2009 3:42 am

Hi Guys,
This is Stephen, vitamin C is good for health of bones and teeth.Calcium is a mineral that plays an important role in the development and maintenance of the bones. Calcium is also needed in tooth formation and is important in other body functions. Calcium in the bloodstream plays an important role in the blood clothing, transmission of nerve impulses, muscle contraction, and other metabolic activities.
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Post by mcar » Sat Nov 07, 2009 9:00 am

they answered it already...
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Re: which vitamin is important for health of bones and teeth?

Post by JackBean » Sat Nov 07, 2009 11:21 am

allan101 wrote:Hi Guys,
This is Stephen, vitamin C is good for health of bones and teeth.Calcium is a mineral that plays an important role in the development and maintenance of the bones. Calcium is also needed in tooth formation and is important in other body functions. Calcium in the bloodstream plays an important role in the blood clothing, transmission of nerve impulses, muscle contraction, and other metabolic activities.

Why do you mention in the first sentence vit. C and in the rest you writte about Ca? :roll:
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Re: which vitamin is important for health of bones and teeth?

Post by jhonismith1234 » Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:47 am

Hi.
I am jhoni.To have a healthy body vitamines are very neccesary and rather to swallow tablets you should eat green leafy vegitables,fruits and low fat containing food.Vitamin D is essential for teeth and bones.Milk contains Vitamin D so you should drink a glass of milk for healthy teeth and bones.But never forget all vitamins are essential for our body any one vitamin deffciency can cuuse a desease.So take care and have food and drinks containing all type of vitamins.
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