Vitamins & minerals is the top most leading journal of life sciences group stream from the top most international publisher, OMICS Group. It is the leading journal in its related field of journals from OMICS Group like Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences, Journal of Nutritional Disorders & Therapy covering the scope of two major journals in the field of nutrition.
Vitamins & minerals provide the top class editorial services and review process with its 40 member editorial board and hand full of expertise reviewers. Vitamins & Minerals publishes articles and release the issues on quarterly basis per 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