Vitamin D has long since been recognised for its beneficial properties and used to assist in bone health and tiredness. In its most natural form, Vitamin D is gained from the Sun, however as the ageing process kicks in the body’s ability to convert the vitamin from sunlight diminishes somewhat. This is where supplements are needed and Holland and Barrett Online offer some great products designed for people of all ages, including children.
Vitamin D is particularly important for growing children in terms of muscle and bone development. The main source of Vitamin D for children is milk; however it can also be sourced from health shops in a chewy sweet form.
Lack of the Vitamin in a diet can have negatives effects on brain function, the memory, the immune system and muscle function. For adults Vitamin D can be found in the form of tablets, sprays, and capsules, or liquid form.