The Significance of Vitamin D3

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C Viseskul, MD
Rergchai Varatorn, MD
Chirotchana Suchato, MD

Abstract

In 1921,scientists discovered that sunlight helped strengthen bones and prevented Rickets in childhood and Osteomalacia in adulthood.1 Moreover, sunlight supported our bodies in creating vitamin D. Scientists also found that fish liver oil contains vitamin D. The United State (U.S.) has been supplementing vitamin D in milk and various foods since 1930, which has reduced the incidence of Rickets and Osteomalacia.

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Viseskul C, Varatorn R, Suchato C. The Significance of Vitamin D3. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2014Feb.20 [cited 2020Jul.16];7(1):83. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/bkkmedj/article/view/219628
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