Vitamin D absorption and body storage:
Fat and bile juices help absorb vitamin D, it enters blood circulation through the lymphatic vessels and is stored in the liver in small quantities.
Vitamin D deficiency:
It affects calcium absorption and poor bone formation which leads to osteoporosis in adults and rickets in children.
Treatment for Vitamin D deficiency:
Take high doses 1000 – 5000 IU per day for a month, then the dose is reduced to 800 IU for 6 months.
Increase in Vitamin D intake:
It is accompanied by symptoms of poisoning such as vomiting, loss of appetite and diarrhea.