Vitamin D metabolism, functions and needs: from science to health claims.

@article{Battault2013VitaminDM,
  title={Vitamin D metabolism, functions and needs: from science to health claims.},
  author={S Battault and Susan J Whiting and S{\'e}bastien L. Peltier and S Sadrin and Georg Gerber and J. M. Maixent},
  journal={European journal of nutrition},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={429-41}
}
BACKGROUND Vitamin D is a nutrient long considered as essential for skeletal health but is now attracting interest from medical and nutritional communities as knowledge emerges of its biological function and its association with decreased risk of many chronic diseases. RESULTS A question emerges: How much more vitamin D do we need for these new functions of vitamin D? This review discusses vitamin D physiology and hypovitaminosis D and presents two vitamin D dietary policies: that according… CONTINUE READING