It’s no secret, the days are getting shorter – Which also means less Vitamin D for your body. Vitamin D is unique as it’s the only vitamin that does not come from our diet – it’s synthesized through exposure to the sun. Without any sun exposure, Vitamin D levels plummet.
Vitamin D deficiency is linked to hip fractures, metabolic syndrome, type I and type II diabetes, infectious disease, autoimmune disease, chronic pain, hypertension, and many types of cancer including the deadliest ones. See link below for the full article.
I strongly recommend daily supplementation with vitamin D at 5000 IU’s to promote sufficiency all year round. especially during the darker months. Proper Vitamin D levels will support your bones, fundamental to a strong structure, and proper nervous system function.
Dr. Chris Hanson
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