The Lowdown on Vitamin D

The sunshine vitamin, found in fish, mushrooms exposed to UV light, and fortified milk, may be important for health benefits beyond just bone protection.

In the 1940s, vitamin D became synonymous with bone health, when it was discovered that fortifying milk with the vitamin greatly reduced the incidence of bone-deforming rickets in children. While it’s true that vitamin D, along with calcium, is critical for building bone and maintaining bone density, a growing body of research suggests that vitamin […]

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