Why is Vitamin D important?
Lately, Public Health England updated its advice on Vitamin D. According to NHS guidelines, everyone should now consider taking 10 micrograms of Vitamin D to keep your bones and muscles healthy, all year round.
Ordinarily, the NHS recommends you consider taking 10 micrograms per day during the autumn and winter months. Due to social distancing, people are spending less time outside, preventing their bodies from making enough Vitamin D from the sunlight.
Why is Vitamin D good for you?
Vitamin D regulates calcium and phosphate levels in the body. These nutrients are required for the maintenance of bones, teeth and muscle health. Most crucially, Vitamin D works to support the normal function of the immune system and inflammation response. A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone deformities such as rickets in children, and bone pain caused by a condition called osteomalacia in adults.
Why do our current lifestyles mean we are less likely to get enough Vitamin D?
Unlike other nutrients such as Vitamins C and Calcium, there are fewer good sources of Vitamin D. Typically, humans generate a sufficient amount of Vitamin D from sunlight. Ultraviolet Light (UV) causes a chemical reaction in the skin, generating Vitamin D in the body. Additionally, people must remain cautious around UV light due to the harmful effects of overexposure. As increasing numbers have adopted indoor lifestyles and sensible sun-protection habits depriving the skin of UV light, in turn, rates of vitamin D deficiency have increased.
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