The wonders of Vitamin D

Most know that vitamin D does not come from your diet, but rather from your skin when you expose it to the sun. What most people don’t know is that in the wintertime it’s hard to make vitamin D. From November, the sun shifted its focus on the southern hemisphere and is no longer shining overhead in the North.

What does this mean? It means that your skin is no longer able to produce much vitamin D.

 

Winter is here - be D aware!
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What does vitamin D do?

Vitamin D contributes to numerous biological functions in the body, including:
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  • normal function of the immune system
  • maintenance of normal muscle function
  • cell division
  • maintenance of normal bones
  • normal utilisation of calcium and phosphorous [/bulletlist]
Image source: www.vitamindday.net
Image source: www.vitamindday.net

This is a very simple, brief summary of some of the many benefits that vitamin D has on the body. If you want to know more, check out http://www.vitamindcouncil.org/about-vitamin-d/.

Where can I get a good vitamin D supplement?

I recommend and stock Nutri’s range of vitamin D supplements:

D3 Drops 1000: Liquid for flexible dosing, each drop contains 1000 IU vitamin D

D3 Lemon Melts 500: Tasty kids dosage, each melting pill contains 500 IU vitamin D

See my products page for more information or to order vitamin D online.

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