Vitamins & Supplements to Live by Guide for Your Health

Vitamins & Supplements to Live by Guide for Your Health

Bone Care – VITAMIN D – A Sunny Supplement

The Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D is unique because of the human body’s ability to absorb and store it after being exposed to sunlight. Food sources of Vitamin D are limited, which is a major reason why supplementing can be so important. Another important reason to take a Vitamin D supplement is that a lack of exposure to sunlight may reduce Vitamin D levels in the body, especially in the winter.

A study showed that as many as 75% of all teenagers and adults in America could use more Vitamin D in their diets. Researchers found that large amounts of Vitamin D stored in the skin from the previous summer were used by the body to meet its daily needs. The researchers concluded that daily intake of Vitamin D through food alone is most likely inadequate to meet the body’s needs unless people are exposed to large amounts of sunlight in the summer months.

  • Up to 75% of teens and adults could use more Vitamin D
  • Works with calcium to maintain healthy bones and teeth in adults
  • Assists in maintaining a healthy immune system
  • Supports breast and colon health
  • Promotes neuromuscular function and the health of the pancreas

Yours in Health

Nikki Palmer

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