Benefits, Deficiencies, Sources, and Supplements

You’ve probably heard people call vitamin D the “sunshine vitamin”—one that the body creates via UV ray exposure and that, when you get enough of it, can perk up your mood. But the benefits of vitamin D—more specifically, vitamin D3—go far beyond putting a smile on your face (though that’s very important). It actually plays a key role in bone health, the strength of your teeth, and the power of your immune system. Keep reading to learn how.

    How does vitamin D work?

    “Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is both a nutrient and acts as a hormone,” explains

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