Your Essential Guide To Vitamin D
New Idea|May 17, 2021
This health superstar does more than you think!

Research shows that almost one in four Aussies don’t get their adequate fix of vitamin D. The good news? There are plenty of ways to top up your levels – and some can be done indoors! Shauna Anderson, a naturopath and expert for Whole Earth & Sea (wholeearthsea.com. au), explains how…

WHAT IS VITAMIN D?

Vitamin D is often called the ‘sunshine vitamin’ because it’s produced by your skin in response to sunlight. It keeps our bones, teeth, muscles, and immune system healthy. Studies show it may also help to assist weight loss and alleviate depression.

There are two kinds of vitamin D: vitamin D2 comes from UV exposure and plant sources like mushrooms that have been grown in UV light, while vitamin D3 is found in some animal food sources.

VITAMIN D AND YOUR BONES

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