Daily Archives: October 23, 2018

Boost Your Health by Getting More Vitamin D

Vitamin D (a.k.a. the “sunshine vitamin”) is an essential nutrient for your overall health and wellness. Not only does it help your body absorb calcium, but this leads to many other health benefits (e.g. improving the function of your bones, brain, cardiovascular and immune systems, intestines, muscles and pancreas). The Benefits of More Vitamin D The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) says it’s proven to fight against many conditions and disease, including: Autoimmune diseases Cancer Depression Falls and fractures Heart disease Influenza Type-2 diabetes Unfortunately, about 50% of the world’s population is deficient though. NCBI also believes that to prevent chronic disease, we may need even more of this essential nutrient than is currently recommended. So, while we typically absorb it through our skin when exposed to sunlight, we need to find other ways to boost our intake. Ways Read More +