Vitamin D, or the 'sunshine vitamin', is made by your skin with sun exposure. It is difficult to get enough vitamin D from food alone. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium for the normal development and maintenance of healthy teeth and bones and plays a role in immune responses, regulation of insulin and phosphorus metabolism. Vitamin D is extremely stable and little or no loss occurs during processing and storage of foods.
Always getting teary over onions? Cutting onions releases a gas that causes a stinging sensation when it comes into contact with your eyes. Those tears are your body’s way of fighting back to dilute the irritant, so let it all out.