Vitamin D helps the body to absorb minerals like calcium and phosphorous that are needed for strong bones and teeth, and, with calcium, can help to protect older adults from osteoporosis. It also helps to modulate the immune system which protects against infections.1,2
1 large Golden D egg provides 50% of recommended daily requirement of Vitamin D for strong bones and teeth – compared to just 4% in other large eggs.
1Dieticians of Canada, https://www.dietitians.ca/Your-Health/Nutrition-A-Z/Vitamins/Food-Sources-of-Vitamin-D.aspx
2National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/VitaminD-HealthProfessional/