Vitamin D Directory
Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that helps your body absorb calcium and phosphorus. Not enough vitamin D -- a vitamin D deficiency -- can cause pain, hormone problems, muscle weakness, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how vitamin D helps your body, how much you need, how to get it, and much more.
Menopause and Good Nutrition
Learn more from WebMD about the role of good nutrition during menopause.
Osteoporosis and Menopause
Learn more about the link between menopause and osteoporosis.
Diet and Depression
While science hasn't discovered a dietary cure for depression, research shows that eating nutrient-rich foods and getting sufficient amounts of vitamins and minerals may help your mood. Learn more from the experts at WebMD.
Good Food: Can It Keep Cancer Away?
Experts believe that eating healthy is an important way to protect against cancer. Here’s how to make sure you’re getting enough of the good stuff -- like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains -- while staying away from the bad.
Vitamin Pills: Popping Too Many?
Americans are popping more vitamins than ever before -- not to mention all the vitamin-fortified foods hitting store shelves. Is this a dangerous habit or are we throwing our money away?
Vitamin D: Vital Role in Your Health
If you want to lower your blood pressure, vitamin D may be just what the doctor ordered. If you're trying to reduce your risk of diabetes, or lower your chances of heart attacks, rheumatoid arthritis, or multiple sclerosis, then vitamin D should be at the front of the line in your daily supplement regimen.
Low-Cost Ways to Protect Your Bones
If you have osteoporosis or you're concerned about getting it, learn how some inexpensive ways to change your diet and exercise habits. Your new lifestyle will help you keep your bones strong and prevent fractures.
Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?
What you need to know about vitamin D, including how much you need, food sources of vitamin D, vitamin D blood tests, and vitamin D deficiency.