Jun 02, 2020
For centuries ancient cultures worshiped the sun. These people saw the sun as a source of life that was necessary to grow crops for food. The sun became thought of as a god that gives energy to the world around them. In modern times we do not worship the sun as ancient cultures did, but it still plays a crucial role in our lives and our health. The sun is still necessary to grow the foods we need to sustain ourselves, as well as provide us with the best source of vitamin D. This vitamin functions as a hormone, and every single cell in your body has a receptor for it. Many of the natural mechanisms in the body require vitamin D like muscle movement and proper immune function.
Jan 03, 2020
It is important to make sure we are getting enough vitamin D during the winter months because our risk of vitamin D deficiency and infections is greatly increased during the winter. This is mainly due to the fact that most of our Vitamin D is made in our skin as a byproduct of sunlight exposure, which is limited in the winter. This vitamin can also be found in foods like mackerel, tuna, sardines, mushrooms, as well as fortified-dairy and dairy alternatives.Read more
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