ArchiveOctober, 2011

The Importance of Vitamin D

There has been much progress on understanding the vital role Vitamin D plays in our over all health over the past five years. Vitamin D acts more like a hormone than a vitamin. Vitamin D is carried in the blood by binding proteins to their target organs. By understanding the target organs that contain Vitamin D Receptors (VDR) you can begin to understand its health benefits. Overall, when Vitamin D stimulates its receptors, there is proliferation and differentiation of cells which means that each cell is stronger and more vital on its own.

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