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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Vitamin D deficiency


Include these vitamin D-rich foods in your diet for a healthy and strong body

February 01, 2022 10:14 pm

"Our immune system requires essential vitamins and minerals to function properly and guard the body against illnesses and immunodeficiency problems," said Tanvee Tutlani, celebrity nutritionist

Sunshine vitamin: Why you need adequate levels of vitamin D

October 13, 2021 12:23 pm

Sun rays help in the absorption of vitamin D from the cholesterol underneath the skin, but since Indian skin is a "little darker in shade", the process remains quite slow, said Dr Rajesh Kumar Verma

Vitamin D sources: Here's what you need to know about staying healthy in pandemic

May 04, 2021 10:05 am

"Vitamin D3 has many mechanisms by which it improves bone health, controls neurological problems, reduces risk of microbial infection, increases cellular natural immunity, and adaptive immunity," a doctor says

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.