What if our body is deficient in nutrients? ① Vitamin D – Policy News | news

Sunlight shining brightly everywhere on Earth. We have been with sunlight all our lives. But have you been out in the sun lately? The sunlight gives the gift of vitamin D, but there must have been few times when I was busy working in the shade, studying, or doing housework. Recently, Koreans lack vitamin D. What is vitamin D? What if it’s not enough?

The role of vitamin D

Vitamin D helps prevent rickets, which weakens bones, and helps build strong bones. It is also helpful in the prevention and treatment of diabetes, cancer, osteoarthritis, and diseases of the immune system. The latest research suggests that vitamin D may also help prevent heart disease.

Symptoms of vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D is produced in the body when exposed to sunlight. Or it can be consumed as food. If you don’t get it either way, you may have symptoms of a deficiency. Weak bones can cause osteomalacia in adults and rickets in infants 6 to 24 months of age. Another cause of rickets is breastfeeding. Breast milk does not contain enough vitamin D, so breastfed babies naturally become deficient in vitamin D.

Father and son playing soccer in the sun.

vitamin D supplementation

When exposed to sunlight, the human skin can synthesize vitamin D. In order not to be deficient in vitamin D, it is recommended to be exposed to the sun for 30 minutes to 1 hour between 10 am and 2 pm when the sun is properly rising.

Vitamin D can also be supplemented with food. Salmon, saury, animal liver, eggs, milk, and mushrooms are typical sources of vitamin D.

So far, we have looked at the role of vitamin D and the possible symptoms of a deficiency. How about basking in the sun and eating foods that contain vitamin D to keep you healthy even in your busy life?

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