Are you in (or approaching) your later years? Are you wondering what you can do to ensure your bones stay strong through the next period of your life? As we age it is common to begin feeling the effects of years of ‘life’ on your body. Diseases like osteoarthritis (i.e. degeneration of joints) and osteoporosis (i.e. weakening of bones) are more common in the elderly population. But just because the figures show this, it doesn’t mean these diseases will affect your ability to lead a full and active life.
So most of us have heard the low-down on Vitamin D – but there’s a few things you might not know. For one thing, its technically a hormone and NOT a Vitamin. Vitamin D plays a huge role in our immune system function and although our Vitamin D production is naturally stimulated by sunlight exposure, we […]