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The Power of Vitamin D and Your Health

You probably already know that Vitamin D builds strong, healthy bones. But that's only part of the story - and a small part at that. In fact, Vitamin D is essential for all-around good health. Without it, cells could not perform their functions and the brain would not fully develop.

Here are a few quick facts about Vitamin D:
  • Vitamin D regulates calcium in all cells
  • Vitamin D - not just for healthy bones - plays an important role for the brain
  • Vitamin D deficiency can cause seizures
  • A lack of sun exposure can lead to Vitamin D deficiency
  • There is a link between Vitamin D deficiency and Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease
  • Vitamin D protects the immune system
  • Regulates cell growth and cell death
  • Provides antioxidant and antiviral benefits
As little as 30 minutes in the sun can generate up to 50,000 international units (IU) of vitamin D. We now know that vitamin D is a powerful inhibitor of cancer development and growth.