Vitamin D

How do you get Vitamin D?

Vitamin D is naturally absorbed in two ways. It is made in the skin after being exposed to sun (D3), and through the intake through the diet (mainly D3 but D2 in mushrooms). Many factors affect the amount we require, such as time of year (amount of sun), latitude, skin pigmentation, time spent outdoors and our diet. 

What is Vitamin D good for?

Vitamin D is important for many functions within the body, including bone health and immune health. Some studies also suggest that Vitamin D also helps support positive mental health.

How can I increase my Vitamin D levels?

Top food sources of vitamin D, include wild caught oily fish, egg yolks, liver, mushrooms like shiitake, and fortified foods. You can also talk to your pharmacist about taking a Vitamin D supplement.