Vitamin D activation is necessary for the stored form of vitamin D to become available to the body. Did you know that the vitamin D within you is stored in its inactive form. Until it is activated, it cannot be properly utilized. This means you could have plenty of vitamin D in its inactivated form but unless you have good reserves of a certain nutrient, the vitamin will stay inactivated and unavailable.
Are you replete?
You may think that you’ve had plenty of sunshine, eaten plenty of vitamin D rich foods and must be replete. If your doctor tests you for vitamin D deficiency your levels will show good because the test picks up on the inactive form. Continue reading Vitamin D Activation – a little known fact