How to saturate the body with vitamin D, when the sun is not enough
Autumn is a delightful time for rustling foliage, cozy evenings and vibrant pumpkins. But she also has a drawback - a reduction in daylight hours. Getting up in the morning in the dark and leaving work when the lights are on in the city can be quite depressing. However, the biggest problem can be a lack of vitamin D, which is important for health, writes Independent.
Vitamin D promotes the absorption of phosphorus and calcium in the body, strengthens bones, improves brain function, reduces inflammation in the body. All this is necessary to us all year round, and the lack of leads to fatigue, colds, seasonal mental disorders, poor condition of bones and teeth, disgusting mood.
The human body does not know how to create a vitamin on its own - it needs the sun and proper nutrition. Therefore, when the sun becomes less, we will pay special attention to other sources of valuable vitamin.
Key sources of vitamin D in food:
- fatty sea fish: sardines, salmon;
- orange juice, preferably squeezed from fresh fruit;
- cereals and oatmeal;
- red meat;
- egg yolk;
- cheese and tofu;
- foods artificially fortified with vitamin D.
According to experts, in the autumn and winter seasons, if you live in a part of the country where at this time the sun glances irregularly, and daylight hours are significantly reduced, the use of special supplements containing vitamins is quite acceptable.
In any case, it is advisable to eat right and try to spend as much time as possible in the fresh air, at least one hour a day.