Making sure you take your vitamins every day is something you’ve probably heard most of your life as something you should do to ensure that your nutrition is up to par. But how much do you know about the vitamins you’re taking, specifically Vitamin D? It’s been told that Vitamin D helps build muscle, even boosts your immune system.

How does Vitamin D really affect your body and does everyone need to take it?

In this week’s article, we’ll break down the science behind Vitamin D supplementation and how it impacts three factors relevant to healthy aging: building muscle, reducing falls, and keeping blood sugar in check.

Here’s to taking supplements our bodies actually need!