The “new kid on the block” in the world of vitamins – Vitamin D3 – has taken the health world by storm. So why are experts so excited about Vitamin D3, and how can we get more of it? By the way it has to be D3 not D2.
Vitamin D3 is in fact a hormone from the same family of steroid hormones as estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, and cortisol. This means that, like these other hormones, vitamin D regulates gene expression in the nucleus of a cell. It doesn’t just have a seat on the front row in regulating our biochemistry, it is conducting the orchestra!