Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble secosteroids responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of magnesium, calcium, phosphate and multiple other biological effects. The most important compounds in this group are vitamin D2 and vitamin D3.
Vitamin D is obtained from sun exposure, foods, and supplements. Vitamin D is sometimes called ‘sunshine vitamin’.
Vitamin D has lots of benefits including:
-Healthy bones and teeth,
-Support immune, brain, and nervous system health,
-Support lung function and cardiovascular health,
-Regulating insulin levels and supporting diabetes management,
-Influence the expression of genes involved in cancer development.