Monday, July 11, 2011

Vitamin D for The Body

VD (Vitamin D)is essential for healthy bones and teeth.

 (Vitamin D)

Deficit of VD

 leads to food and environmental allergies in children.
Children need 400IU of VD daily.

It maintains normal calcium level in our bodies maintains retention and detention of calcium in the kidneys and increases bone mineralization.

 (Vitamin D)

What damage VD 

deficiency does?
  • May cause diabetes, cancer, memory loss and heart disease.
  • May cause anemia in children.
  • By diminishing supply of oxygen to the body, damages to vital organs are possible.

  • Omega- 3 available in salmon fish in abundance.
Where to get it from?
  • Fish oil supplement rich in omega- 3.
  • Tuna (tiny sea fish) full of protein and omega- 3.
  • Cereals are VD rich.
  • A glass of milk taken daily supplies 100 II of VD 
    •  (Vitamin D)
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  • Cereals, such as rice, wheat, oatmeal, maize, millet, etc. are VD-rich.
  • Shrimps (prawn or thin & long fish) give us omega- 3, low fat, low calories and high protein. 185gm of shrimp contains 85GM II of VC.
  • One egg yolk has 21 II of VC and its white has protein.
  • Sun light is a natural source of VC and must be enjoyed.

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