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How does vitamin D help your joints?

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You need vitamin D to keep your bones and joints in good health. Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium from the foods you eat. Dairy products, many cereals, soy milk, and other plant-based milks are fortified with vitamin D. You can ask your doctor about how much vitamin D you need and ways you can get it.

From: Caring for Your Joints WebMD Medical Reference

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Arthritis Foundation: "Protect Your Joints."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Exercise and Bone Health," "Do I Have Arthritis?"

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Reviewed by David Zelman on January 8, 2018

SOURCES:

Arthritis Foundation: "Protect Your Joints."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "Exercise and Bone Health," "Do I Have Arthritis?"

ChooseMyPlate.gov.

Reviewed by David Zelman on January 8, 2018

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