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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Vitamin D deficiency


Not getting enough sunlight? Here's how to up your vitamin D intake

February 23, 2021 8:50 am

Taking a doctor-recommended supplement can also treat any deficiency effectively and help maintain a healthy level of Vitamin D

World Osteoporosis Day 2020: Here's how to prevent the risk of osteoporosis amid pandemic

October 20, 2020 4:51 pm

Experts blame a sedentary lifestyle for increased risk of osteoporosis. Here’s all you need to know

Lockdown effect: Athletes deficient in Vitamin D

September 26, 2020 3:51 pm

Staying indoors for long periods being seen as a possible reason for lack of the micronutrient in top track and field stars

National Nutrition Week 2020: Are you Vitamin D-deficient? Here's what you need to know

September 05, 2020 1:28 pm

'Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that has myriad positive effects on several systems in the body. Unlike other vitamins, it functions like a hormone and every cell in your body has a receptor for it,' says Dr Manish Sontakke

Signs your body is not receiving enough sunshine or vitamin D

June 11, 2020 10:45 pm

Before you think of taking a vitamin D substitute, know that the sun is the best source.

Working from home? Here's how you can meet your daily level of vitamin D requirement

April 24, 2020 4:31 pm

Note that sunlight, which comes through your window, can not help in producing vitamin D since ultraviolet B rays are filtered by glass.

Deficiency of this vitamin during pregnancy linked to higher ADHD risk in kids: Study

February 12, 2020 11:35 am

The study is part of a larger research project that aims to discover the connections between the mother's health during pregnancy and ADHD in offspring, the researchers said.

Lack of Vitamin D can lead to faster weight gain in kids

November 08, 2019 4:51 pm

Various theories have been proposed for explaining its action on weight loss. It is a fat-soluble vitamin and it also affects the storage and production of fat cells. By affecting levels of testosterone hormone, it helps in weight loss.

From iron to vitamin B12: Five common nutritional deficiencies among Indians

September 26, 2019 2:15 pm

Carbohydrates, fat and protein are macronutrients and need to be consumed in larger quantities for energy production,while vitamins and minerals, are micronutrients which are required in smaller quantities, but if not consumed adequately can have an adverse effect on health.

Vitamin D deficiency from birth linked to high blood pressure in later life

July 02, 2019 1:57 pm

The researchers discovered that children who had persistently low levels of Vitamin D through early childhood had double the risk of elevated systolic blood pressure between ages three and 18