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Vitamin D Deficiency Articles

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Specific vitamins can have a significant positive (or negative) impact on your health. Learn what each one does, how to spot a deficiency, and what foods you should add to your diet to make sure you're meeting your nutritional requirements.

Vitamin D is an extremely important nutrient that the body needs to function properly, and a deficiency may trigger severe health problems. Older adults who get little sunlight should make a lifestyle change if they want to preserve their health, maintain strong bones and have a healthy digestive tract. Exposure to more natural sunlight, especially in the morning is a simple activity that will bear positive results. It is a common deficiency and often the side effects are overlooked.