See: Vitamin D. Cholecalciferol is the inactive form of Vitamin D3.

Health considerations

See: Vitamin D. Cholecalciferol is synthesized within the skin following UV ray exposure. It is converted by the liver and kidney to the active form of Vitamin D3, calcitriol. See also: Vitamin D

Keep in mind

UV ray exposure increases skin cancer risk. While important for Vitamin D levels, dietary intake should also be maintained. See also: Vitamin D

May be found in

See: Vitamin D. Naturally occurring.


See: Vitamin D.
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Alternative Spellings and Names

Vit D, Vitamin D

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