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Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium. Calcium is one of the main building blocks of bone. A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone diseases such as osteoporosis or rickets. Vitamin D also has a role in your nerve, muscle, and immune systems.

You can get vitamin D in three ways: through your skin, from your diet, and from supplements. Your body forms vitamin D naturally after exposure to sunlight. However, too much sun exposure can lead to skin aging and skin cancer. So many people try to get their vitamin D from other sources.

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  1. Vitamin D (National Library of Medicine)  
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  2. Vitamin D From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements)  
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  7. Calcium and Vitamin D: What You Need to Know (National Osteoporosis Foundation)  
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  8. Vitamin D, Calcium, and Bone Health (Hormone Health Network)  
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