You go to the doctor for your yearly check-up and say to him, “Doc, I want a pill that will make me stronger, smarter, healthier, disease proof, age-proof, thinner and with great skin and strong bones. Got anything like that?”
In a perfect world, the doctor would say, “Yes, I do. It’s called vitamin D.”
Almost every American has low levels of vitamin D — seniors especially — and the American diet contains little natural vitamin D. Outside of diet and cod liver oil, the only other natural source of vitamin D is the sun, but most Americans are now “inside people” who get far too little sun exposure.
Click on the arrow below to see just a little bit of what your body gets with the essential nutrient we call vitamin D.