Vitamins & minerals is an expecting impact factor journal for upcoming years in the field of its excellence with the related and competitive journals in the field of nutrition, supplementation and deficiency disorders of vitamins and minerals.
OMICS Group is one such international publishing group having in its pocket, handful of journals with the expecting impact factor. Impact factor is very necessary for the journal to have good number of citations for the published articles per issue for every volume.
Hypovitaminosis D is a deficiency caused due to insufficient amount of vitamin D required by a living organism. It can result from inadequate nutritional intake of vitamin D along with inadequate expose to sunlight (sunlight with adequate ultraviolet B rays), deficiency that limit vitamin D absorption, and conditions that impair the conversion of vitamin D into active metabolites including certain liver, kidney, and hereditary disorders. Deficiency results in impaired bone mineralization and leads to bone softening diseases including rickets in children and osteomalacia and osteoporosis in adults.
Last date updated on June, 2014