Health & Fitness:Alternative Health
ESSENTIAL VITAMIN D
Vitamin D is essential for regulating the minerals of the body, especially Calcium and Phosphorus, which are essential for our body's function. In this episode, you'll discover:
--The big effect from Vitamin D on our hormones, kidney function, bowels, immune system, sleep, nervous system, and mood.
--Why you can't really get Vitamin D from a vegetarian diet. And why we were made to get our Vitamin D from sunshine.
--Why Flu season is during the time when we get the least amount of sunshine and Vitamin D.
--How skin color is designed to absorb Vitamin D. And why you need to have your Vitamin D checked more often if you have darker skin.
--How Cod Liver Oil became a staple because it helped with Vitamin D deficiency. And the story behind how milk became fortified with Vitamin D.
--How the majority of people are low on Vitamin D...BUT putting someone on Vitamin D without first checking can be toxic. And the other vitamins and minerals that need to be checked alongside Vitamin D, as they all work synergistically together.
--The link between upper-respiratory infections (cold, flu, and tuberculosis) and a Vitamin D deficiency. And how Vitamin D has been shown to help prevent Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, and Congestive Heart Failure.
--How low Vitamin D can cause you to put on weight because of its effect on the Thyroid.
--Why those on cholesterol-lowering drugs are more likely to have lower Vitamin D levels. And how improving your Vitamin D levels can lower your cholesterol.
--The issues of aging that are linked to a Vitamin D deficiency, including hearing loss, tinnitus, vision loss, and falls. And how low Vitamin D is linked to bowel issues such as Crohn's Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Ulcerative Colitis.
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