🔆 Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that comes in three varieties: D1, D2, and D3.
🔆 Your body can produce it naturally from sunlight exposure or you can get it from certain foods and supplements.
🔆 It’s most widely known for its role in regulating the absorption of calcium and phosphorus for bone health, helping keep bones from becoming brittle or misshapen and avoiding conditions like rickets and osteoporosis.
🔆 It serves many other important processes in your body though. One of them is reducing inflammation. Additionally it can help support cell growth, metabolize glucose, and boost immune system function.
🔆 Another interesting benefit of proper vitamin D levels is neurological health. Because it helps preserve the integrity of neurons, it helps protect our neurological processes from inflammation. This can help reduce the risk of cognitive decline and degeneration of the nervous system.
🔆 One form of vitamin D3, calcitriol, has been shown to boost levels of antioxidants like glutathione, which can help protect nerve pathways in the brain. Basically, it helps to protect your brain against the effects of aging.
🔆 A review of over 7,000 people also found that depression and anxiety might be improved by increasing vitamin D levels.