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However, data from the Women’s Health Initiative indicate a modest cardiovascular risk associated with calcium supplements with or without vitamin D (BMJ, April 19, 2011).
This National Institutes of Health overview is a good place to read about vitamin D, increased exercise, increased socializing, and overall improvements to mental health that come with sunlight.
Our bodies need vitamin D, so our skin produces it when soaked by UV rays.
Eggs are one of the few natural sources of vitamin D, which helps with absorbing calcium, maintaining healthy bones, promoting neuromuscular function, and reducing inflammation.
An analysis in the BMJ last year, meanwhile, suggests that taking vitamin D can lower your risk of developing a respiratory infection, including the flu.
And vitamin D is commonly used to treat inflammation in the skin, says Mount Sinai dermatologist Dr. Joshua Zeichner.
As humans migrated out of Africa, it was believed that mutations led to lighter skin that can supposedly regulate vitamin D production in lower sunlight levels.
While the hormone connection remains murky, other research indicates that exercising, eating a healthy diet and shunning smoking can help prevent certain eye problems and that genes and vitamin D deficiency also may play a role.
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