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Vitamins and Nutrients

Vitamin D What is it?

A sunrise through a heart shaped opening

I am continuing my blogs on Vitamins and this is on Vitamin D also known as the sunshine vitamin.  The reason for this is that exposure to the sun helps us produce Vitamin D through our cholesterol.  However, millions of people are short in Vitamin D. This is a result of many different factors. Before I get into these reasons I will give a brief explanation of what Vitamin D is.  

What is Vitamin C and why do we need it?

Foods Containing Vitamin C

When I was doing research into synthetic vitamins, I came across many references to Vitamin C.  What is vitamin C? It is a water-soluble vitamin. 

Vitamin C is found in many fruits and vegetables and is also known as ascorbic acid and it is a powerful antioxidant. Vitamin C helps your body to form and maintain tissue.  This includes your bones, blood vessels and skin.

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