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Vitamin D is mainly obtained by being in the sun. If you do not get enough vitamin D, your bones may be brittle and more easily broken. If you do not get enough vitamin D from sunlight, you may need to take supplements.
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Rated on: 7/4/2018 8:30:50 PM
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