Why should we consciously make everyday a Vitamin D day?
- Deficiency in Vitamin D may cause low energy, including depression and chronic fatigue. How is it the culprit? “Vitamin D has many physiological effects and affects the function of many organs.” according to Dr. Michael F. Hollick, PhD, MD, professor of Medicine at Boston University and Vitamin D expert.
- It is a widely known fact that lack of the D leads to Osteoporosis. However, in more recent studies, low levels of Vitamin D is also linked to life-threatening diseases like diabetes, Alzheimer’s and even cancer. This is because Vitamin D has been discovered to affect the brain through our nerves, the heart muscles and even our bodies’ absorption of nutrients.
- Getting your dose of D is absolutely free! But don’t forget to take not of the different factors that affect how much Vitamin D we can optimize from the sun: time of the day (midday is best),distance from the equator (the nearer, the better), skin complexion (darker skin needs more exposure), and amount of skin exposed (more skin, please!)
- If you need it, do something about it. Proper testing of your Vitamin D levels will go a long way. Awareness, in fact, is the first step in becoming healthy. Through the recent scientific breakthroughs, like the latest Test4D (a point-of-care testing kit to determine your Vitamin D levels, which is half the cost of testing labs and gives the results in 10 minutes), you can harness the power of Vitamin D in your life. Don’t forget to get tested at least every 6 months.
Though it came no surprise since I have been in the graveyard shift for 4 years or so. The only time I have a good 15-minute stroll under the midday sun is when I’m on vacation. I’m indoors for the most of daytime. Glad to have took this test as I was able to reassess and address which nutrients I truly need for my body. Aside from upping my intake of D-rich foods, there are also supplements to help me reach my optimal D levels. I am now taking BioBalance’s Vitamin D3 5,000 IU (1 capsule a day) for my Vitamin D supplementation.
I’m not getting any younger so it’s time to pull all the stops to ensure I live a healthier life. You should, too! Vitamin D is as important as other nutrients we need for our bodies!
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