Dr. Heidi Semanie is back on the show to teach us things we didn't know about vitamin D!
It's common knowledge that vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin because our body uses the sunshine to make it. And in the winter, we can suffer from Seasonal Affectiveness Disorder (S.A.D.), or low vitamin D levels, which are linked to depression.
Dr. Heidi explains that our body needs Vitamin D to utilize Calcium, a major mineral our bones, muscles, nerves and other tissues need to function! So, without vitamin D, we cannot healthfully use calcium!
Vitamin D is also linked to aiding the body in cancer prevention, and in the event the body is fighting cancer, it has been linked to helping the body create healthy tissue.
Lower Vitamin D levels are found in those with neurological disorders like MS and Parkinson's as well as in mood disorders like depression.
Here’s What You’ll Discover:
What key roll our liver and kidneys play in our vitamin D levels
Why digestive health is so important in establishing vitamin D levels
How much vitamin D you should supplement with
How much sun exposure do you need to help your body make vitamin D
What vitamin D rich foods you should eat
What foods you should avoid!
Health AH-HA Moment:
Cholesterol is the raw building block of vitamin D! Without eating, digesting and absorbing healthy fats we cannot make vitamin D!
Follow Dr. Heidi's advice for diet, supplementation and getting healthy sun exposure each week to keep your vitamin D levels optimal all year long.
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