Volume 16 Issue 6 - 2021
Vitamin-D and it’s Health Effects Over Humans
Paul Clayton*
Clinical Pharmacologist and Pharmaco-Nutritionist, United Kingdom
*Corresponding Author: Paul Clayton, Clinical Pharmacologist and Pharmaco-Nutritionist, United Kingdom.
Received: March 26, 2021; Published: May 27, 2021

Vitamin’ D and melatonin are pluripotent compounds. Some think of them as vitamins, but they are more convincingly classified as hormones. These two molecules interact with each other in an incredibly complex circadian dance [1], a dance that affects us profoundly. Due to modern lifestyles, more and more of us are out of step, and suffering ill health as a result.

‘Vitamin’ D is the hormone of sunlight, and melatonin is its dark twin. Both molecules appear very early in the evolutionary tree, and both play key roles in defending the cell’s ability to generate biologically useful energy in the mitochondria, around the clock. This goes some way to explaining the importance of D and melatonin to our health, and their involvement in many diseases.


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Citation: Paul Clayton. “Vitamin-D and it’s Health Effects Over Humans”. EC Nutrition 16.6 (2021): 01-05.

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