OMICS Group an open access publishing is one among the top open access publishing group internationally. OMICS Group succeeded in reaching top position with its 700+ peer-reviewed journals and conducting more than 3000+ International Scientific Conferences worldwide annually. Marking its identity in the top open access journals and improvising itself in the quality and newness in the world of science.
Vitamins and Minerals is one such journal from OMICS Group, made its way to be top in journals related to nutrition and health aspects related journals globally.
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