Monday, October 3, 2011

How to get your Vitamin D

From the Vitamin D Council: 

Vitamin D is not really a vitamin at all - it is a pre-hormone that's produced in your skin in response to sunlight exposure. As such, it is an integral part of human health and longevity.

One of the most important things you can do for your health is to learn about the benefits of proper sunlight exposure and vitamin D. This section provides information on how to effectively incorporate sun exposure and/or vitamin D supplementation into your daily health regimen.

How to get your vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D cofactors

  • Magnesium - Vitamin D's most important cofactor
  • Vitamin K - Helps keep calcium on the right track
  • Vitamin A (coming soon) - Only a tiny bit is needed to help vitamin D
  • Zinc - Helps vitamin D bind to its receptor
  • Boron - Helps alleviate symptoms of vitamin D deficiency
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