|Recent research indicates Vitamin D has many protective health benefits. Vitamin D is necessary for the maintenance of healthy calcium and phosphorous levels essential for building and maintaining healthy bones and teeth. National news sources recently reported that taking Vitamin D3 supplements led to a 7% reduction in mortality compared with not taking the vitamins. Deficiencies in Vitamin D are showing up in growing numbers of women, children and the elderly suggesting the need for supplements. All ages may benefit from this powerful nutrient. The body can’t absorb calcium without adequate intake of Vitamin D.
A recent study suggested that taking Vitamin D supplements supports better heart health.