Did you know that Vitamin D is activated into 2 useable forms by the liver and kidneys? The liver converts it to (1) calcidiol and the kidneys converts it to (2) calcitrol. These 2 forms of Vitamin D do so many great jobs in our body!
Here are a few examples; Vitamin D promotes calcium absorption in the gut, controls cell growth, specialized cell production and controlled cell death (apoptosis) regulates inflammation, supports immunity and neuromuscular functions and bone strength.
Where can you get Vitamin D? Salmon and swordfish are good food sources of D! The sun will allow the body to produce this micronutrient naturally. This is why Vitamin D is called the Sunshine vitamin!
Many people are deficient in Vitamin D. Vitamin D deficiency can lead to brittle bones, age related issues, fatigue, and pain in the bones. Most people must supplement since there are fewer naturally available sources in food.
Boost your immune system with more Vitamin D! Why? Because strong immunity helps fight toxicity! There is quite a bit of emerging research (including NASA sponsored http://research.jsc.nasa.gov/
Don’t forget to Get your Vitamin D!!!