Did you know that Vitamin D isn’t actually a vitamin? It’s a steroid hormone that our bodies produce when we get enough sunshine. We can also get it from certain food sources or from supplements. Whatever it is, getting enough Vitamin D is vital. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to heart disease, breast, colon and prostate cancer, depression, weight gain and more. While doctors… [read more]
Dr. Michael Holick, one of the leading vitamin D researchers, discusses the health benefits of vitamin D and how to optimize your vitamin D levels. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/12/22/dr-holick-vitamin-d-benefits.aspx
Is Vitamin D Deficiency Connected to Parkinson's Disease? A study of more than 150 Parkinson's patients found that a high percentage of subjects had vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency. Almost 70 percent.
Vitamin D (helps prevent flu, cold, meningitis, speticemia, pnemonia) Adult dosage: 3000-5000 IU/day or 35 IU/LB of body weight. Children 1 and up: 600-1000 IU/day; Infants: 400-1000 IU/day. If you miss a day you can take double the next day