The key role of Vitamin D3

An adequate supply of vitamin D is important for the prevention of osteoporosis. Vitamin D3 plus   vitamin D2 are the most important representative of vitamin D group. Vitamin D helps your body absorb Calcium from food which can also be absorbed to the bone structure.

It enables the creation of stronger bones, on one side it regulates the absorption of Calcium and phosphate from the intestine and on the other side, it serves the better maturation and mineralization of the bone ground substance

Vitamin D3 is created through exposure to sunlight, and also from the digested food. For the daily recommended amount of vitamin D, a 15-minute sun bath for the whole body would be required. The current life circumstances, the use of sunscreens and also the danger of skin cancer make the intake of adequate supply of vitamin D difficult. Moreover, Vitamin D3 intake through sunlight decreases as we age.

Vitamin D3 in foods