Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones, and we get most of ours from sunlight exposure.
We need vitamin D to help the body absorb calcium and phosphorus from our diet. These minerals are important for healthy bones and teeth. A lack of vitamin D – known as vitamin D deficiency – can cause bones to become soft and weak, which can lead to bone deformities.
How do we get vitamin D?
Our body creates most of our vitamin D from direct sunlight on our skin. However, we also obtain vitamin ...