August 14, 2012

7 Major Health Benefits of Vitamin D

Vitamin D3also known as the sunshine vitamin, is crucial to your health. Hundreds of studies have show that it is essential in preventing a variety of diseases, including depression, bone fractures and multiple sclerosis.

Unfortunately, as humans spend more time indoors, we get less Vitamin D. Add sunscreen and protective clothing, and chances are that you are getting very little sunshine during the day. It is estimated that 85% of the American public and 95% of senior citizens are Vitamin D deficient.

Here are a variety of the benefits of Vitamin D and how it affects your body:

While the best source of Vitamin D is free (from the sun!), it is also available as a supplement. 

A blood test to measure your Vitamin D levels is the best way to determine how much you need. 

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1 comment:

  1. Amazing! Nice way to get healthy life, We are always caring all time about our health. But confuse in "Vitamin". Which is the better for good health. After reading your post i have preferred to Vitamin D. Same information i was read on