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Vitamin D ~ The Sunshine Vitamin

Vitamin D is called the Sunshine Vitamin because it’s produced in your skin when your naked skin (no sunscreen) is exposed to sunlight. It is a fat soluble vitamin and includes D1, D2, & D3. It can affect as many as 2000 genes in your body. There are many benefits to taking Vitamin D; regulating the absorption of calcium and phosphorous, important for normal growth and development of bones and teeth, and it strengthens your immune system which helps fight disease. Vitamin D regulates...

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Cherries are full of antioxidants, can help ease arthritic pain, fight cancer and are a great source of nutrients such as vitamins b-complex, calcium, potassium, ellagic acid, flavonoids and fiber. Cherries also contain melatonin, which is an important nutrient in promoting healthy sleep patterns. Sour cherries are higher in melatonin than sweet cherries.

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Research has shown that refined sugar can upset the mineral relationships in your body; causing chromium and copper deficiencies and interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium.

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