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This information is not meant to replace advice from yourmedical doctor or individual counseling with a registeredUpdated:May 10, 2010IPAGE5|PAGE 1Updated: 2012-04-13© 2013 Dietitians of Canada. All rights reserved.May be reproduced in its entirety provided source is acknowledged.This information is not meant to replace advice from your medical doctoror individual counseling with a registered dietitian. It is intended foreducational and informational purposes only.Food Sources of Vitamin DInformation about Vitamin DVitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin. This means that your body canstore extra amounts of vitamin D.It is important to get enough vitamin D from your diet because ithelps our bodies absorb and use calcium and phosphorus forstrong bones and teeth. Vitamin D can help protect older adultsagainst osteoporosis.Vitamin D can also protect against infections by keeping yourimmune system healthy.It may help reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases such asmultiple sclerosis and certain types of cancer, such as colorectalcancer but this is still being studied.How Much Vitamin D Should I Aim For?

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