Vitamin D – The Sunshine Vitamin
Do you know your skin produces Vitamin D, in response to sunlight?. A fat soluble Vitamin that adds stars to your daily routine and lifestyle. Vitamin C undoubtedly holds boosts your immune; however Vitamin D keeps your skeleton muscles, bones, teeth stronger and a lot more than that.
Untold story of Vitamin D:
Attention!!!- “Vitamin D is a hormone, not a vitamin”- Yes you read that right, Vitamin D is a steroid hormone, essential for almost every organ and cells of your body to act and regulate their growth.
Vitamin D minimizes bacterial growth within So your diet is rich in citrus fruits and vitamin c, you still have a weak immune system, better “start exposing yourself to the sunlight”, and not covering yourself with sunscreen lotion. A good fifteen to twenty-minute exposure to early sunshine won’t melt you away. Vitamin D keeps you away from more than “200” microbial bacteria.
“Osteoporosis”- That’s right, a porous bone disease caused due to lack of calcium absorption, potentially due to lack of Vitamin D. Your bones are primarily made of Calcium and Phosphorous , calcium absorption is better in sunlight. This solves a lot of questions about “weak bones” after 40.
Depressed? Here’s a potential cause – Vitamin D also has other, more direct, effects on your mood. It activates the genes that release “dopamine” and “serotonin”. The lack of these neurotransmitters is commonly linked to “depression”.
A “healthy lifestyle” with physical activity is a need of this hour, early to bed and early to rise has gone for a toss. Sitting at home followed by air-conditioned cars and workstations has done a lot to your health. It’s important to listen to your body’s need rather that following a coded routine.
“Sometimes just popping medical pills isn’t the solution”. Expose yourself to the sunlight choose to brace yourself between 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, to refill your vitamin D reserves. Oh…! Yes you may feel a little pink skin too but that’s fine when compared to the exceptional benefits vitamin D holds.
INFS Expert / ISSA Certified – Sports Nutritionist –S.Q.U.A.T.S