Digging Into Vitamin D: All About the “Sunshine” Vitamin

Submitted by megoavil on Thu, 05/04/2023 - 2:45 pm
Illustration of the sun shining down on foods with vitamin D

Getting enough vitamins and minerals is important for your health, and there’s a long list of essential ones. Vitamin D is one you may hear a lot about. It helps your body absorb calcium, a mineral your body needs to build strong bones. Your heart, muscles, and nerves also need vitamin D. Even your immune system uses vitamin D to fight off germs. But just how much do you need?

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Source: NIH New in Health, April 2023 [https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2023/04/digging-into-vitamin-d]