vitamin d deficiencyVitamin D is undoubtedly one of the most important nutrients. It is a fat-soluble vitamin which can be found in some foods, as well as generated by our body as a result of sunlight exposure, and also available in the form of dietary vitamin D supplements. As a rule, about 90 per cent of our vitamin D consumption is attributed to our sunlight exposure, and about 10 per cent we receive from the foods and supplements. Vitamin D deficiency is usually linked to some serious health conditions, and, according to the findings of a recent study, a lack of vitamin D in our body can bring to heart disease, as well as highly elevated risks of suffer from premature death. Read the rest of this entry »