However, with the main source coming from the sun, what can we do in the winter months to boost our intake of vitamin D?
The sun activates our body helping our body make it’s own vitamin D stores.
During the winter months it is important to look at how to increase our vitamin D intake through diet and supplements to make up for the loss of sunshine.
Approximately 50% of Australians are vitamin D deficient during the winter months 1.
Why is vitamin D important?
Try adding these vitamin D containing foods to your diet:
With only limited dietary sources of vitamin D available, meeting vitamin D through food alone is extremely difficult 1.
Help meet your vitamin D and calcium requirements by topping up with a serving of SUSTAGEN® Hospital Formula Active.