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Health Tip: Get Enough Vitamin D

Helps the body absorb calcium

(HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D is essential in helping the body absorb calcium. It also helps keep a healthy balance of phosphorous and calcium in the blood.

Here are foods that are good sources of vitamin D, courtesy of the U.S. National Library of Medicine:

  • Dairy products, including cheese, butter, cream and fortified milk.
  • Fish.
  • Oysters.
  • Fortified cereals.
  • Margarine.
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