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Vitamin D

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  1. Vitamin D Why is Vitamin D Important? • We need Vitamin D to absorb calcium • We need Vitamin D for strong bones and muscles • Vitamin D may help our immune systems and our heart, and my help prevent certain types of cancer, diabetes, and depression Why is Vitamin D Important? • We need Vitamin D to absorb calcium • We need Vitamin D for strong bones and muscles • Vitamin D may help our immune systems and our heart, and my help prevent certain types of cancer, diabetes, and depression • Did You Know? • 42% of people in the U.S. do not get enough Vitamin D • Persons at an increased risk for deficiency include: • Pregnant and breastfeeding women • Infants • Persons that live at a high altitude (such as Utah) • Did You Know? • 42% of people in the U.S. do not get enough Vitamin D • Persons at an increased risk for deficiency include: • Pregnant and breastfeeding women • Infants • Persons that live at a high altitude (such as Utah) • What are Sources of Vitamin D? • Tuna, salmon, and sardines • Eggs • Found in fortified foods like milk, yogurt, and cheese • Multivitamins and Vitamin D supplements • The sun- Our bodies can make Vitamin D when we are outside while it is sunny. • What are Sources of Vitamin D? • Tuna, salmon, and sardines • Eggs • Found in fortified foods like milk, yogurt, and cheese • Multivitamins and Vitamin D supplements • The sun- Our bodies can make Vitamin D when we are outside while it is sunny. • What Can I Do To Get My Vitamin D? • Play outside in the sun. • Eat plenty of Vitamin D rich foods. • Take a Vitamin D supplement or Multivitamin • What Can I Do To Get My Vitamin D? • Play outside in the sun. • Eat plenty of Vitamin D rich foods. • Take a Vitamin D supplement or Multivitamin