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Fads and Facts about Vitamin D

Edited by Edward T. Zawada Jr.

University of South Dakota

Vitamin D is the subject of great controversy in the medical field. Uncertainties surround its use, including how much to give, what forms to use, and so on. This book attempts to clear up the confusion by providing concise and comprehensive information on vitamin D. Chapters cover such topics as the earliest investigations of vitamin D, subsequent studies of extraskeletal consequences of vitamin D deficiency, and clinical application of correction of vitamin D.

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Fads and Facts about Vitamin DEdited by Edward T. Zawada Jr.

Published: October 23rd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.79070

ISBN: 978-1-83881-144-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-83881-143-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-145-7

Copyright year: 2019

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1. Introductory Chapter: Overview of Vitamin D Facts and Fads

By Edward T. Zawada


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2. Plant Sources of Vitamin D and Its Medicinal Application in Sub-Sahara Africa

By Ishiaq Omotosho


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3. Vitamin D and Physical Performance: What Is the Ergogenic Actions of Vitamin D?

By Rodrigo Nolasco and Marise Lazaretti-Castro


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4. Behavioral Effects of Vitamin D3 at Estrogen Deficiency in Females of Different Age

By Julia Fedotova


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5. Vitamin D in Space

By Amir Khoshvaghti


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6. Vitamin D in Rheumatic Diseases: Interpretation and Significance

By Binit Vaidya and Shweta Nakarmi


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7. Extraskeletal Effects of Vitamin D Deficiency in Intensive Care Patients

By Edward T. Zawada


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