Vitamin D FAQs
Reviewed by Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD on March 8, 2016
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Q:What does vitamin D do?
A:Vitamin D has many important functions in the body and is important in maintaining overall health.
Q:The human body is designed to obtain its vitamin D from sunlight. True or false?
Q:Vitamin D helps our bodies absorb calcium. True or false?
Q:What are signs and symptoms of vitamin D deficiency?
A:The symptoms of vitamin D deficiency can be nonspecific such as fatigue, aches, and pains.
Q:What is rickets?
A:Rickets is a disease of children and adolescents that affects growing bone.
Q:What are foods that are high in vitamin D?
A:There are very few foods that are naturally high in vitamin D.
Q:Can a person have too much vitamin D?
Q:Some studies show that vitamin D helps with weight loss. True or false?
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