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CALCIUM AND VITAMIN D: SUPPORTING YOUR BONE HEALTH
You probably know that calcium is important to your bone health. But did you know that vitamin D plays a crucial role, too? In fact, not getting enough vitamin D may reduce the calcium absorbed from food alone.
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VITAMIN D: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
What is Vitamin D?
As nutrients go, Vitamin D is in a class by itself. That's because vitamin D is actually a hormone that the body produces in response to direct exposure of skin to direct Ultraviolet B (UVB) rays from the sun. Vitamin D is classified as a fat-soluble vitamin, which means that vitamin D you make and what you consume from foods and dietary supplements is stored in fat tissue for later use.
BENEFITS OF VITAMIN D1
Vitamin D helps maximize your body’s ability to absorb calcium you take in from foods and supplements. It also regulates calcium’s movement into, and out of, your bones in order to maintain calcium levels throughout the body. Without enough vitamin D circulating in your bloodstream, absorption of adequate calcium is difficult.