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Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

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Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

There are 13 essential vitamins that are necessary for the body to function properly, without them we are a target for diseases and debilitating illness.

Today, vitamin deficiency is still a national and international epidemic. Even in the United States, around 90% of Americans have a potassium deficiency, 80% don’t get enough vitamin E, 70% need more calcium, and the list goes on and on.

In this amazing infographic you can find everything you need to know about vitamin D or The Sunshine Vitamin:

  • Where does it come from?
  • Why we need it?
  • What happens if we don’t get enough of it?

vitamin D the sunshine vitamin

It’s possible to overdose on any vitamin supplement if it is taken too often, in high doses, and or for long term. As the only fat-soluble vitamins are A, E, D, and K are stored within the body, often at excess amounts, they are often the ones likely to reach a toxic level. Vitamin D, for example, has a greater potential to be more toxic than any other vitamin. However, Vitamin E, is the least common and is often less serious than having toxic levels of vitamin A, D, or K.

[Last Updated on June 5th 2014]

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