Vitamin D supplements
In Part 1 of my blog on Vitamin D, I explained that there aren't many great dietary sources of vitamin D and it's really difficult to get all you need from food. In part 2 I'm laying down how to guarantee you get enough D and clearing up why it's so important that you get the right amount.
Hold up, not so fast. Vitamin D isn't like a regular nutrient that you just get from food. That would be too easy. Vitamin D is kinda freaky - but in a good way. It's one of the few nutrients that your bod can actually make by itself - pretty badass.
Growing older isn't a disease - it happens to us all so we need to look after our health. Simple things in life can help to replenish your natural resources as you age and it's also essential to keep active.
Prolonged nutrient deficiency can have serious effects on health, growth and development, but most can be corrected if spotted early by either changing the diet or supplementing it with the missing nutrients.
When the Chief Medical Officer in England, Dame Sally Davies, announced last week that she is worried that young children and some adults are not getting enough vitamin D, she gave official recognition to growing concern among health professionals that deficiency of this vitamin is a very significant issue in the UK.
It is well known that sunlight is a reputable source of Vitamin D and that a mere 15 minutes of sun exposure can provide