Monday, April 06, 2009

Get the right vitamin D

Since it's hard to get enough vitamin D through your diet (or through exposing your skin to sunlight, especially in the winter), a supplement is a good idea. Just make sure you are getting the right kind: vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol). Studies are finding that vitamin D2 doesn't seem to help the body as much, at least with respect to strengthening bones.

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