Does extra vitamin d help with boost a child's absorption of calcium?

If he is deficient. If he has absorption problems or is not getting enough sun exposure or always has sunblock on (which is good, but blocks 95% of vitamin d production). If he does not have a deficiency, then the extra vitamin d will increase calcium above the levels needed. Consistent vitamin d and calcium intake through a lifetime is the way to go. There is such things as too much of a good thing, too!

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Vitamin d is needed for calcium absorption. So is calcium needed for vitamin d absorption?

No. Hi. No, calcium is not needed for vit. D absorption, but vit. D is a fat soluble vitamin, so bile is definitely helpful in vit. D absorption. So taking vit. D with a meal does help its absorption. Read more...