Vitamin D has received a lot of press in recent days, and is probably most well known for the role it plays in bone health. While vitamin D does play a crucial role in bone health, vitamin D also plays an important role in cardiovascular health, immune health, and overall general health.
Your doctor can do a blood test to find out just how deficient you are. Vitamin D is manufactured by our bodies when we are exposed to sunlight, but most of us are being careful about sun exposure to avoid skin cancer. This vitamin is responsible for many functions in our bodies: Mental health, heart health, bone health, and cancer prevention. Please see Dr. Lisa’s article: The Vital Importance of Vitamin D!