Vitamin D

Vitamin D (choleciferol):
Sources – ultraviolet radiation of the skin, fortified milk
Function – absorption of calcium and phosphorous, maturation of bone, reabsorption of calcium.
Deficiency  rickets, osteomalacia
Toxicity  retardation of growth, anorexia, renal failure, calcium deposits in soft tissues
Effect on lower limb –

http://www.newswise.com/articles/scientists-confirm-institute-of-medicine-recommendation-for-vitamin-d-intake-was-miscalculated-and-is-far-too-low
https://theconversation.com/the-sun-goes-down-on-vitamin-d-why-i-changed-my-mind-about-this-celebrated-supplement-52725
http://www.runnersworld.com/sweat-science/how-much-vitamin-d-boosts-your-immune-system
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960076017301711

May be an issue in growing pains

External Links:
Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Patients with Foot and Ankle Injuries (Podiatry Arena)

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