Vitamin D helps to regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body.
Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol/Colecalciferol), is a type of vitamin D made by the skin when exposed to sunlight. It is found in some foods and can be taken as a dietary supplement. It is used to treat and prevent vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D3 is needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy.
A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone deformities such as ricketsin children, and bone pain caused by a condition called osteomalacia in adults.