4. VITAMIN D
WHY IT IS ESSENTIAL FOR YOUR BODY
It supports the absorption of calcium and phosphorus and improves the capacity raising the generation of testosterone. Vitamin D helps muscle development and is essential for the immune functioning, bone development and reduces inflammation.
According to Harvard University 1 billion people have a vitamin D deficiency, resulting from the fact that most people don’t spend enough time outside in the sun, which is the biggest supplier of vitamin D.
WHERE YOU CAN FIND IT
- The Sun! Make sure to spend plenty of time outside
- Fatty fish
- Dairy products
The demand per day is 15 micrograms (equal to 3 ounces of salmon). If you have a lack of vitamin D your body reacts with muscle weakness and excessive sweating.