Answers to Common Nutrition Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about nutrition.

What role does vitamin D play in my overall health?

Vitamin D is an important part of staying healthy.

It helps your body absorb calcium, and it’s needed for bone growth, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon.

Vitamin D also helps:

  • Muscles to move
  • Nerves to carry messages from the brain throughout the body
  • Support the immune system in fighting bacteria and viruses

Talk to your doctor for more information about the role vitamin D plays in your body.

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Source: Aleda Johnson, MD, Liberty Family Medicine; Mark Ringle, MD, Beavercreek Family Physicians; Joyce Tebbe, ACNP, Covington Family Care; Stephen Liptak, PsyD, Upper Valley Outpatient Behavioral Health; Joseph Allen, MD, Family Medicine of Vandalia; Chandan Gupta, MD, Monroe Medical Center; Paul Jennewine, MD, Middletown Medical Group; Kimberly Bethel, Trotwood Physician Center; Mansi Amin, DO, SureCare Medical Center; Geetha Ambalavanan, MD, Fairborn Medical Center; C. Joe Northup, MD, Premier Weight Loss Solutions; Faisal Khatri, MD, Premier Family Care of Mason