Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin which can be synthesized by skin cells during sun exposure. It can be obtained from food sources and can be synthesized by our body when sunlight hits our skin.

The role of Vitamin D:
• Enhancement of calcium and phosphorus absorption
• Normal bone and teeth health
• Proper function of muscles
• Proper immune function

Vitamin D deficiency may result in osteoporosis and diebetes

Symptoms of  deficiency may include:

  • Getting sick or infected more often.
  • Fatigue
  • Painful bones and back
  • Depressed mood
  • Impaired wound healing
  • Hair loss
  • Muscle pain

Main food sources  are oily fish, organ meats like liver, eggs and red meat.

It is best to get your required this Vitamin  from natural sources. When choosing supplements, choose your brand carefully.