Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very
few foods. In the past, it was thought the main function of vitamin D
was to regulate the absorption of calcium and phosphorus in our bones
and aid in cell to cell communication throughout the body.
What are the Benefits of Vitamin D?
Nowadays, one of the main benefits of Vitamin D apart from supporting
healthy bones is boosting the immune system. Vitamin D assists
the body with calcium absorption - if calcium is not absorbed
properly, bodily systems in need will take it from the bones. Vitamin
D also supports the immune system, strengthens breast, colon and
One of the recent reports has found that kids taking vitamin D
supplements can reduce the chance of catching the flu, and that in
adults; it can improve bone health and reduce the incidence of
Note: If you are pregnant, nursing,
taking any medication or have a medical condition, please consult
your healthcare practitioner before taking any dietary supplement.
Keep out of reach of children.
What are the Sources to Get Vitamin D?
One of the primary natural sources of Vitamin D is the sun, so
supplementation can be essential during winter, in northern climates,
and during summer if you use sunscreen. Vitamin D absorption declines
with age. Of all the vitamins that have been researched, vitamin D is
by far the most beneficial to take in supplement form.