TITLE

Vitamin D deficiency the silent epidemic

AUTHOR(S)
Liebman, Bonnie
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Nutrition Action Health Letter;Oct97, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the responses of Michael F. Holick, director of the Vitamin D, Skin and Bone Research Laboratory and Chief of Endocrinology, Nutrition and Diabetes at Boston University Medical Center, regarding vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis. Principal function of vitamin D; Effects of vitamin D efficiency; Milk and sunlight as main sources of vitamin D; Symptoms of vitamin D toxicity. INSET: The bottom line..
ACCESSION #
9710140480

 

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