Benefits of Vitamin D for Healthy Bones

Vitamin D is a hormone that helps regulate calcium levels – The body needs vitamin D to absorb calcium. Without enough vitamin D, one can’t form enough of the hormone calcitriol (known as the “active vitamin D”). This in turn leads to insufficient calcium absorption from the diet. In this situation, the body must take calcium from its stores in the skeleton, which weakens existing bone and prevents the formation of strong, new bone.

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Vitamin D – Suntan Lotion is it The healthy Way to Prevent Sunburn..?

We have all been warned about skin cancer and the fact that you must wear suntan lotion when going out into the sun. But is all suntan lotion safe as we believe it is…???

One of the very vitamins that helps use from developing cancer is blocked by putting on sunscreen and sun lotions. Vitamin D is one that people are most deficient in–up to 70%–and having a deficiency in it can lead to disease and cancer. One of the ways we get vitamin D naturally is through sunlight exposure and putting on sunscreen blocks the bodies natural production of vitamin D.

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