Importance of vitamin D
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet guarantees good levels of vitamin D
Vitamin D is obtained through exposure to the sun. The skin when in contact with the Sunlight produces vitamin D in the liver and kidneys.
The active molecule of vitamin D is Calcitriol. This vitamin belongs to the group of fat-soluble vitamins, therefore, they should be consumed only when there is a deficiency Of the same.
The benefits or contributions of vitamin D are:
- Regulates calcium and phosphorus levels, promoting their absorption.
- Contributes to bone formation and mineralization.
- Intervenes in immunological processes, improving the capacity of cell’s immunological responses to respiratory infections due to COVID-19 and influenza.
- It has antitumor properties.
- It has anti-aging functions.
People with low levels of vitamin D have been associated with a higher prevalence of infectious diseases (tuberculosis, respiratory diseases, viral diseases), cardiovascular, immune (rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis), hypertension, some cancers, and diabetes.
At Bioclinic Laboratory we offer the determination of vitamin D.
For more information, you can contact us at 2750-0450 / WhatsApp: 8950-9101.
Headquarters in central Limón and Puerto Viejo.