The Benefits of Vitamin D
Lower Your Cancer Risk and Maintain Healthy Hair Follicles
Vitamin D deficiency is a global health problem; over a billion people worldwide are vitamin D deficient or insufficient. Here is a list of the many benefits of vitamin D:
- Weight Loss and Maintenance — With adequate vitamin D levels, your body is better able to convey a “stop eating” message to your brain. Also, fat cells slow their efforts to store fat. Plus you will burn more fat—especially belly fat. In a research study diet high in calcium and vitamin D helped people lose 70 percent more weight than a diet with the same number of calories, but without the calcium and vitamin D.
- Improved Mental Ability — Vitamin D can improve brain function. British researchers performed tests on more than 3,000 European men and discovered that participants with higher levels of vitamin D displayed superior memory function and information processing capabilities than those with lower levels.
- Boosts Reproduction Function — According to Medical News Today, vitamin D helps in boosting men’s sex drive. An increase in vitamin D in the body directly increases the testosterone levels.
- Hair Growth — As reported in the journal Hair Loss Research, Vitamin D plays an important role in preventing male pattern baldness by maintaining healthy hair follicles.
- Muscle Strength — Recent research published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise support a direct relation between vitamin D and muscle strength.
- Lower Risk of Type-1 Diabetes — People with adequate levels of vitamin D have about half the risk of developing type 1 diabetes, according to a new study in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
- Avoid a Cold — Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital found that participants with lesser amounts of vitamin D in their bloodstream were over 30% more likely to catch a cold than those with higher levels of vitamin D.
- Healthier Heart — A recent Copenhagen University Hospital study revealed that participants with the lowest levels of vitamin D had an 81% increased potential to die from heart disease, 64% greater risk of heart attacks, and 57% higher chance of early death than those with the highest vitamin D levels.
- Lower Cancer Risk — Recently, researchers at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America discovered that the one thing most cancer patients have in common is a vitamin D deficiency. Optimizing vitamin D levels may potentially reduce cancer risks.
- Reduces Bone-Loss — Vitamin D improve calcium absorption, preventing bone calcium loss.
- Overall Well Being — Vitamin D deficiency may improve immunity, increased longevity, and improve mood.
Adequate vitamin D intake cannot be obtained via diet alone. The vitamin D content of most foods is relatively low to nonexistent. Vitamin D supplementation is safe and inexpensive. Improve your health by taking this very beneficial supplement.
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