Did you know Vitamin D is not only important for your bone strength but also for your whole body function? It is tricky to get the required amount due to the Cancer Council suggesting no one should enter the sun without any UV protection, while the Vitamin D experts suggest that everyone should be exposed to 30 minutes of unprotected sunshine every day.
So what are the health benefits of this wonder vitamin?
It helps your intestine absorb calcium and phosphorus boosting your immune system and strengthening your bones.
Improves overall skin health by reducing wrinkles and makes skin soft, strong and smooth.
Improves cardiovascular strength by providing a protective lining for the blood vessels.
It boosts serotonin—the happy neurotransmitter and in turn improves mood.
Vitamin D also appears to help fight diseases such as
Diabetes– by influencing insulin secretion
Cancer– by controlling the abnormal division of cells
Osteoporosis—by increasing the uptake of calcium