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The vitamin D-content of seal oil is equal to that of the best cod liver oil. Cod liver oil was used to treat rickets in children, before the discovery of vitamins. Another reason may be the long periods during which infants are breast fed.

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What happenes when you don't get vitamin D?

If you dont get enough vitamin d then you might get rickets or osteomalacia (adult rickets)

A lack of this vitamin leads to rickets particularly in countries without a lot of sunshine Which vitamin is this?

Vitamin D If you dont have enough vitamin d you can get rickets, rickets is when your bones go soft and they bend. Molly R

How do Eskimos survive?

i dont knw lol

Eskimos are very good hunters but they dont hunt penguins why?

if penguins only live in the southern hemisphere and Eskimos live in the northern hemisphere, the Eskimos would have to be a pretty good shot !!

Why eskimos dont hunt penguins?

Because they live in different hemispheres. Eskimos aka Inuit live in the northern, Penguins in the southern. Same reason Polar bears don't.

What contributes to rickets?

Rickets is due to a deficiency of vitamin D, calcium, or phosphate. Three common causes of rickets include nutritional rickets, hypophosphatemic rickets, and renal rickets.

Where can you get Rickets?

how do u get rickets

Are rickets caused by microbes?

No, rickets is not caused by microbes. Rickets is caused by a lack of vitamin D, calcium or phosphate.

Are Rickets Microbes?

No, rickets are not microbes :) :P :O

What has the author John Rickets written?

John Rickets has written: 'John Rickets, Byrsa Basilica Sive Regale Excambium'

Who are the Eskimos enemeis?


Are Eskimos Indians?

No, we are eskimos.

How is rickets spread?

by not taking enough vitamin d as a person with rickets does

Do microbes cause rickets?

no ...rickets is caused by vitamin D deficiency

Who discovered the cure for rickets?

Howard Ricketts discovered how to cure Rickets

What is the possessive form of Eskimos?

The possessive form of the plural noun Eskimos is Eskimos'.

When did King Charles 1 discover he had rickets?

I have never heard of him having rickets, but if he did , he had doctors at court, so they would have diagnosed that, but usually rickets are a childhood ailment.

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How is rickets diagnosed?

Rickets is diagnosed by x-ray examination of leg bones

What is the vitamin needed to prevent rickets?

vitamin D will prevent rickets.

What are facts about rickets?

In adults, rickets is known as osteomalacia (softening of bones).Rickets was most common in the Victorian era but mostly disappeared in the Western world during the 1940s.Rickets may also occur in baby animals.O.J. Simpson had a severe case of rickets as a child.

What vehicles do eskimos have?

Traditionally, Eskimos walked or used kayaks. Many modern Eskimos use snowmobiles.

Are Eskimos and inuits the same-?

Eskimos and Inuits are not the same although in Alaska, the Inuit and Yupik people are generally referred to as Eskimos.

What was the Eskimos' religion?

The Eskimos believed in the 'spirits'.

Who are the Eskimos of Iceland?

Icelandic people are not eskimos.