Vitamin D

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Why You Need Vitamin D

Vitamin D has been called "the hottest new healer" by USA Weekend. Lack of this vitamin has been linked to cancer, osteoporosis, hypertension (high blood pressure), autoimmune problems, heart disease, and diabetes - and at least one third of people don't get enough of this vitamin daily.

Getting enough Vitamin D daily can help with a multitude of conditions, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, muscle weakeness, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, bronchitis, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and tooth and gum disease. Vitamin D can also aid in the absorption of calcium, helping to form and maintain strong bones. Some people also use Vitamin D for skin conditions including vitiligo, schleroderma, psoriasis, actinic keratosis, and lupus vulgarism.

So how do people become Vitamin D deficient? Vitamin D deficiency is typically caused by a lack of exposure to natural sunlight and by not eating enough fatty faith, fortified dairy products, and mushrooms.

The top six reasons to include Vitamin D in your diet:

  • helps control calcium levels
  • helps control phosphorus levels
  • it can help reduce belly fat
  • it plays a role in cell growth
  • it plays a role in immunity
  • it can help reduce inflammation

According to The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and multiple clinical studies, adults should take 2,000 IU of Vitamin D daily. When taken twice daily as recommended