What is Vitamin D?
Known as the sunshine vitamin, Vitamin D is produced by the body in response to skin being exposed to sunlight. It is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps the body absorb and retain calcium and phosphorus; both are critical for building bone. Also, it is essential for regulating hormonal balance along with blood sugar level and heart health.
Why should we take it?
Primarily, vitamin d has limited food sources and on top of that changing lifestyles have left us vitamin d deficient due to lower exposure to sunlight and consumption of foods lacking Vitamin D.
Who should take it?
We all need it! Vitamin D is an essential micronutrient recommended for the development of bone and heart health, improved mood and sleep along with anti-inflammatory functions.