Vitamin D


hi everybody dr mike here in this video i want to take a look at vitamin d [Music] so remember vitamin d is one of the four fat-soluble vitamins d e k and a and a vitamin is a nutrient that we require in very small amounts that we cannot produce ourself but we need it for normal growth and development vitamin d being a fat soluble vitamin what that means is it can be stored within our body because the cells of our body are surrounded by fatty layers and it allows for the movement of this vitamin into those cells easily and therefore easy to be stored water-soluble vitamins however they often get excreted from the body quite quickly that’s one of the major differences so when we look at vitamin d first thing you need to be aware of is that the main way that we get vitamin d is through uv exposure or our exposure to sunlight so this is going to be the first step

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