Tag: Vitamins

Vitamin D – Importance, Dosage and Benefits of the Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D is actually a group of fat-soluble vitamins responsible for the intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate. The most important from the group are vitamins D3 (also known as cholecalciferol) and D2 (ergocalciferol). It is essential for the normal absorption of calcium and phosphorus, which are needed for healthy bones. Recent studies showed…


The Importance of Vitamin C

Even since man learned sailing and went on long expeditions, they began to grasp the importance of Vitamin C for humans. The sailors were developing scurvy, a disease with early symptoms of deficiency include weakness, feeling tired and sore arms and legs, that if left untreated leads to decreased red blood cells, gum disease, changes…