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Tag: Vitamin D

Rickets, what is rickets, Rickets in children, Vitamin D deficiency
January 11, 2021

Rickets is a bone disorder that can be traced as far back as the 17th century. During this time it rose to infamy as “the English disease” due to its outbreak in 17th century England.  Until the 1920s not much was known about the disorder or what causes rickets. With time, further research highlighted the role that diet, lifestyle, environment and genetic factors played in developing this condition. Rickets affects infants and children causing long-term developmental problems and stunted

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what is osteoporosis, lack of calcium causes osteoporosis, Calcium and bone health, Calcium and its link to osteoporosis, Calcium to prevent osteoporosis, best calcium supplement for osteoporosis, Best Calcium for osteoporosis, do calcium supplements help osteoporosis, Calcium rich foods, Calcium rich foods for bones
September 24, 2020

We all grew up listening to “drink your milk if you want to grow big and strong!”. But is plain old milk the magic answer to all bone related concerns? There are many who vouch that increasing calcium intake by having around 3 glasses of milk is the best way to prevent osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterised by bone loss or weakened bones. People suffering from osteoporosis break their bones easily, sometimes even with a sneeze or cough.  There are also many who

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