Supplement Database: Vitamin D

Vitamin D Explained

What is Vitamin D?

A naturally occurring compound found in meat and fish, often used as a supplement to enhance athletic performance.

Benefits of Vitamin D

Supports calcium absorption and bone mineralization; regulates immune function and reduces the risk of autoimmune disorders.

Drawbacks of Vitamin D?

Excessive intake may lead to vitamin D toxicity, causing hypercalcemia, kidney stones, and other adverse effects; deficiency is common, especially in individuals with limited sun exposure.