Vitamin D deficiency: How much do you need a day and should you be taking supplements?

Vitamin D deficiency: How much do you need a day and should you be taking supplements?
 

Vitamin D plays an important part in the function of the body, regulating the amount of calcium your body needs to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy.
It primarily comes from sunlight, which means it’s easy to get during the summer months.
But during the winter months, with shorter sunlight hours and people spending more time inside to keep warm, you can stand the risk of being vitamin D deficient. 
How much vitamin D should you be getting on a daily basis, and particularly during the winter months, should you be taking vitamin D supplements?
Children from the age of one year and adults... read more

 
23 February 2018 in Health, Views: 32
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