Did you know that… Vitamin D (Vit D) improves both physical and mental health?
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, which is produced when ultraviolet rays (UVB rays) from sunlight, strike the skin and trigger the synthesis of Vit D from cholesterol.
Vit D helps
Vit D is also involved in cell growth, nerve, muscle and immune function.
Vit D deficiency in children leads to soft, thin, brittle bodies called rickets, which cause the bones to bend.
Vit D deficiency in adults causes bone pain and muscle weakness and is called osteomalacia
With ageing, men and in particular women, are at risk of developing osteoporosis, where bones become fragile and may fracture if one falls. Osteoporosis is a result of long-term deficiencies in both Calcium and Vit D.
As you can see, Vit D is very important for both physical and mental health.
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