The Sun is Not Your Enemy! Vitamin D is Necessary for Optimal Health

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Vitamin D became an important topic within the past decade and a-half ago once it was realized that it is more important for promoting many other health factors than bone health and it helps prevent many diseases in addition to the highly publicized rickets.
The areas in addition to bone health that are addressed by vitamin D include:

• Bolstering the immune system to help fight infections (colds, flu, etc.,)
• Regulating the immune system to help avoid autoimmune diseases
• Anti-cancer effects to dampen cancer cells forming tumors
• Increased cardiovascular function
• Muscle function maintenance
• Respiratory system support –for healthy lungs and airways
• Brain development and dementia prevention
• Blood sugar metabolism and regulation to help prevent or reverse diabetes 2
• Mental and emotional stability

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