Why is Vitamin D important?
- Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium and promotes bone growth.
- Vitamin D deficiency has also been linked to breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, heart disease, depression, weight gain, as well as other diseases or ailments
Potential Causes of Vitamin D Deficiency:
- Not Enough Sun: People who don’t spend very much time in the sun or are who have most of their skin covered while outdoors could potentially suffer from Vitamin D deficiencies as your body produces Vitamin D when skin is exposed to the sun.
- You have a BMI of 30 or more.Vitamin D is extracted from the bloodby fat cells, altering its release into the circulation. People with a body mass index of 30 or greater often have low blood levels of vitamin D.
- As age, your kidneysmay become less efficient and cannot convert vitamin D to its active form. As people age, their kidneys are less able to convert vitamin D to its active form, thus increasing their risk of vitamin D deficiency.
- Along with a variety of other minerals and supplement, our Outdoor Multivitamin is designed for people that may not be getting all their necessary nutrients and supplements from a daily diet. It contains 67% of the recommended daily value of Vitamin D and should provide enough support for the vast majority of people who have a Vitamin D deficiency.