While you’re catching some rays this summer, think about vitamin D. Sometimes called the “sunshine vitamin” because it’s produced in your skin in response to sunlight. Here are the top 5 reasons everyone need to take vitamin D.
Stronger bones. Previous research has shown that vitamin D is a strong stimulator of calcium deposition in bones, making them stronger and healthier. If you’re not getting enough vitamin D, your body begins to slow or stop depositing calcium into bones, eventually drawing calcium out from your bones back into the bloodstream.