THE VITAMIN OF THE SUN
Vitamin D3 is a “supership” of health for all ages. Researchers even describe it as a vitamin of the future. Vitamin D3 is a fat-soluble vitamin that takes part in many biological functions of the body and affects the expression of hundreds of genes.
Vitamin D3 is involved in and affects many biological functions. Facilitates the absorption of calcium in the intestine and helps maintain bone mass and tooth health. Its immunoregulatory ability is considered important as it helps protect the body from autoimmune diseases and diabetes, it also plays an important role in controlling neuromuscular function.
More than 1 billion people worldwide are deficient in Vitamin D3.
The percentage of Greeks who show a lack of Vitamin D3 is greater than 70%, although in Greece we have sunshine most months (“Mediterranean paradox”). Vitamin D3 deficiency can be due to various factors such as limited time of sun exposure, increased melanin levels (dark skin color), insufficient intake of Vitamin D3 from food or even pathological conditions such as mutations in genes encoding proteins related to Vitamin D3 metabolism. Hepatic or renal disorders as well as reduced fat absorption capacity are also blamed for Vitamin D3 deficiency.
Common symptoms due to Vitamin D3 deficiency are fatigue and weakness, pain in the bones and muscles. The patient comes to his doctor because of even neurological disorders or possible hair loss in combination with osteoporosis.
Vitamin D3 is the ideal dietary supplement to strengthen the immune system, maintain the normal condition of bones, teeth and muscles. Include Vitamin D3 in your life from PharmaLead!