Why is vitamin D important?

Vitamin D is part of a healthy diet and required for overall health and wellness. Our bodies are able to synthesize vitamin D, but the resulting incidental sun exposure damages and ages the skin. Dr. Rodan, Dr. Fields and leading healthcare authorities recommend avoiding the sun and supplementing with oral vitamin D. ESSENTIALS Maximum D3 Vitamin D3 Supplement offers 10,000 IU of vitamin D in a once-weekly capsule.