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Vitamin D3_The Sunshine Vitamin


									It's been said that "more" is better, but with regards to sunshine that
"more" has been proven to have results we do not need. Sunshine is a
vital part of our lives and to not have it means serious health problems.
Too much or too little sunshine can lead to serious problems both inside
the body and outside on the skin. While it's not always practical to
depend on sunshine, it's difficult in our diets to get sufficient amounts
of the vitamins it gives us. In these cases a vitamin supplement is

Science has proven that the many benefits from taking a vitamin D
supplement are practical. It is helpful in regulating blood pressure,
boosting immunity, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and osteoporosis. In
addition to its role in bone metabolism, vitamin D has shown to help
prevent or help a verity of cancers. Limited amounts of this vitamin can
be obtained from the ultraviolet rays in sunshine, and a few minutes a
day are sufficient while too many tends to destroy the vitamin and its

When you are young, getting skin cancer from too much sun can seem to be
a small price to pay for that "fun in the sun" time. Some skin cancers
take time to develop, but years later as we age we find ourselves having
to go to a skin specialist to try to correct the damage we have received
from too much sun. Limiting our time in the sun and being sure our skin
is protected is necessary, and a vitamin D supplement will provide us
with many internal and external health benefits.

Sometimes the cure for a disease can be worse than the disease itself,
and this is often the case with cancer, both internal and external.
Vitamin D studies show that this vitamin is important for preventing and
treating many types of cancer. The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends the
safest way of getting vitamin D is from food or supplements, not the sun.

Prolonged exposure to ultraviolet rays have been linked to skin cancer,
skin aging and eye damage in the elderly who have a reduced ability to
synthesize vitamin D from sunlight. There are two types of ultraviolet
rays, UVA and UVB. The UVA rays are the rays that burn our skin while UVB
rays pass through the outer skin layers and cause problems internal to
the body.

Sunlight is our normal source for vitamin D and overexposure has been
directly related to skin cancer. Currently there are several questions
being asked as to the value of sunscreens, do they really block the
ultraviolet rays and if so, do they also block the vitamin D from getting
into the body. There are more than 2 million cases of serious skin cancer
reported a year in the United States, and almost 20% of Americans will
develop some form of skin cancer over their lifetime.

Fair skinned people need to take vitamin D supplements, and of the
various types available, vitamin D3 has been found to be the most
beneficial. It is estimated that 37% of people in the United States are
currently taking vitamin D, but there is still an overwhelming majority
that are suffering from a vitamin D deficiency. Some study's have shown
that people with higher rates of vitamin D in their blood have been found
to have lower rates of skin cancer.
Vitamin D3 Tablets provide all the health benefits this vitamin has
proven to offer. Vitamin D is known as "the sunshine vitamin" for its
ability to be helpful with many health benefits normally obtained through
the sun. It has shown positive results in dealing with cancer and various
skin conditions among its other accomplishments. These tablets are a
dietary supplement as diets alone only account for very little vitamin D
found in the blood.

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