What role does vitamin D play in my overall health?

Vitamin D is an important part of staying healthy.

It helps your body absorb calcium, and it’s needed for bone growth, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon.

Vitamin D also helps:

  • Muscles to move
  • Nerves to carry messages from the brain throughout the body
  • Support the immune system in fighting bacteria and viruses

Talk to your doctor for more information about the role vitamin D plays in your body.

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