Vitamin D is all the rage—the trending vitamin of choice. Everyone, medical and alternative wellness practitioners alike, agree it is a necessary vitamin for overall sustained health and wellness. Most specifically, vitamin D is essential for maintaining proper absorption of calcium and phosphorus to build and maintain bone, teeth, and hair strength. Promising studies also suggest a link between vitamin D levels and prevention of osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and various forms of cancer.
The Yoffie Life list of the best sources of vitamin D suggests a combination of minimal sun exposure, adding vitamin D–rich foods, and adding a supplement to your diet.