Almost every day there is another study on the health benefits of vitamin D. Not only is vitamin D closely associated with bone health, it is crucial for immunity – and deficiency over the long-term is linked to hypertension, diabetes, dementia and cancer. Due to poor nutrition and lack of sun exposure, 88% of the world’s population are low in this nutrient.
Vitamin D May Be the Most Important Nutrient You Need
by Dr David Samadi (Huffpost Healthy Living)
A few years, ago I noticed I was constantly tired. As you know, each day I am either in the operating room or my practice at a very early hour. But I noticed that no matter what I did, eating right or exercising often, nothing improved the tired feeling I had. Finally I checked my Vitamin D level and it turned out it was low. It was about 25; the normal value should be over 30. Ideal levels for men and women should be in the 40-50 range.
I began taking 2000 IU of Vitamin D3 per day – which is the most active form. D3 is the best form of Vitamin D to take in terms of supplements. Obviously, we’d all love to get our Vitamin D through sun exposure but as winter approached, we know that’s not always possible.
Vitamin D is arguably the most important vitamin you could take. Vitamin D is actually a hormone; it’s not even a vitamin and it affects our entire body. Whenever, you feel fatigued or have low energy…
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