Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

By: Roy P. Williams

Vitamin D3 is nicknamed the “sunshine vitamin” because natural sunlight produces vitamin D3 in your skin as a response to UV rays. Ironically, it is nearly impossible to get adequate amounts of vitamin D3 from the sun! The best option to getting enough vitamin D3 is supplementation as it is difficult and can be harmful getting enough vitamin D3 from UV rays. So, don’t buy into “if you’re out in the sun you’re getting all the Vitamin D you need.” Spend your time out in the sun with mindfulness that overexposure will not make you healthier. You cannot get vitamin D3 from sitting in your car, in front of a window, or in a sunroom because the rays that generate vitamin D cannot penetrate glass.

What if I told you that a lot of people are vitamin D3 deficient? Almost half the population of the U.S. is deficient in this vitamin. The crazy part is we don’t really hear about vitamin D3 deficiency and how easy it is to actually get enough of this vitamin to improve all of our body’s internal processes. Supplementation is the safest way to get the right amount of vitamin D3 through high-quality vitamin supplements. Wouldn’t you like help with improving your bone density or relieving back pain, fatigue, hair loss, muscle cramps, frequent colds, and sleep dysfunction?

It is hard to get enough vitamin D3 through food that contains vitamin D3, especially ones containing fatty acids. Fish and liver oils, trout, tuna, salmon, egg yolks, and fatty fish diets have small amounts of vitamin D3 and essential fatty acids. This vitamin that used to be so difficult to get enough of is now readily available through vitamins and supplements. Concentrated forms of vitamins are able to deliver enough of the vitamin to provide the nutrients the body needs. Vitamin D helps with auto immune disorders, it boosts the immune system, it helps the body to produce cortisol, and it awakens the body upon rising. It helps with osteoporosis and with chemo patients that have bone frailness. Studies show that 60% of hospital patients are vitamin D deficient. All of these bone deficiency disorders can be avoided and helped be reversed with proper vitamin D3 intake, and other vitamins that help you build stronger bones.

Even the regulation of hormones is facilitated by vitamin D, referred to as the master key for our hormones by some. Yet some of our pregnant women are not getting enough of it, with 76% of pregnant woman shown to have a known deficiency in vitamin D3. Women who become pregnant can easily supplement and regulate their body’s natural hormones and increase bone density in themselves and the unborn child. Vitamin D deficiency can stop childhood diseases such as rickets and osteomalacia, where the bones are soft and malleable. There are many more reasons vitamin D is essential.

Vitamin D helps regulate insulin levels; it increases the use of glucose as energy other than fat. It supports healthy lung function by increasing oxygen intake. It improves muscle energy and increases athletic abilities because the cells and the muscles receive more oxygen. It increases calcium uptake that makes us better athletes because we have improved muscle and energy function. Through the use of vitamin D, we can reach calcium homeostasis. It increases the amount of vitamin intake during the Krebs cycle during the ATP process. We can support our weight loss through better sleep and insulin sensitivity by increasing vitamin D intake. Vitamin D is known to lower cortisol levels, which helps reduce anxiety and increase weight loss by leveling out hormones that cause weight gain. Vitamin D deficiency can cause excess belly fat. Vitamin D can help repress and reduce the storage of fat cells that accumulate in trouble areas.

You would have to drink a lot of glasses of vitamin D milk a day, and eat 3 or 4 servings of vitamin D rich foods to get the daily recommended value. There is an easier way. We have products at Herbs and More like D-5000 that has 5000 units of vitamin D3 and a unique blend that helps with vitamin D absorption, bio availability, and calcium absorption. We have straight vitamin D3 in various mgs and we have a unique product called Restore that has 800 units of vitamin D and helps with glandular functions and acts as an endocrine cleanse that has.

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Your Friend In Health

Roy P. Williams