I have been told time and again about the benefits of taking Vitamin D to keep our bones strong. In the past few years I have taken a Vitamin D supplement daily and ate a cup of yogurt faithfully. I would also nibble on 1 or 2 slices of cheese but somehow cut back on drinking fortified milk. While sitting outside today in the beautiful sunshine (which I love) I browsed through my latest issues of magazines and my one copy of a health and fitness edition. One of their featured articles was how Vitamin D can benefit our bodies by trying to keep our skin protected with sunscreen at all times except for twice a week- when we should take advantage of direct sun for 10-15 or so minutes. Also eating fish (salmon) is extremely beneficial and yes drinking milk fortified with Vitamin D. It goes on to say how our bodies react favorably to high levels of Vitamin D and how it can cut the risk of developing type a diabetes by one third. Our bones thrive on Vitamin D as it can also minimize the pain from osteoarthritis. I found this to be lucrative information and wanted to share it with you. Somehow that lucky old sun has lots of benefits besides feeling and looking good.
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