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Introduction Vitamin D is acquired through both sun exposure and dietary sources. Vitamin D3 is synthesized from cutaneous 7-dehydrocholesterol upon exposure to ultraviolet B radiation (Feldman et al. 2014; Holick 2006). Dietary sources of vitamin D include oily fish, fortified milks and cereals, and oral supplements. Vitamin D is metabolized into 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] by […]
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