Vitamin D-the Sunshine Vitamin
Are you at risk for low "D"?
1. Bone pain
2. Muscle weakness
3. Breast tenderness
4. Moodiness/poor mental clarity
1. As we age the kidneys struggle to convert Vitamin D to an active form . Increasing your risk of low "D".
2. Poor digestion or the lack of absorption in the gut can cause low "D".
3. Weight gain- Vitamin D is extracted from the blood by fat cells, alerting itsrelease into to the blood, decreasing circulation. People with a body mass over 30 often have low 'D".
Ways to increase low "D"-
1. Eat the following foods: carrots, squash, broccoli, avocado, peppers, sweet potato, eggs, and fish.
2. Sit out in the sun before 11a each day.
3. Have your blood levels checked and supplements with the recommended dosage.