An adequate level of vitamin D benefits skin by helping to promote healthy epidermal cell growth, decrease the risk of infection, prevent skin agin and reduce the incidence of chronic disease, including skin cancer.
Vitamin D is found naturally in a small number of foods, including oily fish, red meat, liver and egg yolks.
It’s also found in fortified foods like breakfast cereals and fat spreads.
However, it’s difficult for a person to get the recommend amount of vitamin from food alone and this is when deficiencies flare up.
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