All about Vitamin D

Shobith K Menon
Shobith K Menon

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Nutrition

All About Vitamin D

================================= Vitamin D is fat soluble nutritent. Its one of the important micro nutrient for human survival. Most of us nowadays are deficient in Vitamin D and are having some health issues because of it .This can be corrected if we take adequate amount of Vitamin D in our diet through food sources or supplements. ================================= Sources of vitamin D ā˜€ļø Sunlight - The natural source of vitamin D šŸŸ Fish šŸ„š Eggs šŸ§€ Dairy Products If you do not have exposure to these on a regular basis then supplementation is encouraged if optimal levels are not present in the body. ================================= What happens if you are deficient in Vitamin D ? ================================= It is well known that severe deficiency causes rickets (in children) and osteomalacia (softening of the bones) in adults. Deficient in Vitamin D may also decrease your physical performances . In seven studies, a beneficial effect of vitamin D treatment was documented on muscle strength. In conclusion, evidence from RCTs(randomized controlled trials) do support having adequate vitamin D intake does enhance your muscle strength and physical performance. ================================= How much Vitamin D is needed ? Research suggests that the true safe upper limit is 10,000IU/day .In which moderate supplementation from 1000IU-2000IU of D3 is enough.However you should get a Vitamin D blood test done and find out your require dosage for the day by consulting a doctor. I hope it was useful ! Thank you . References: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ 31816443 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3513873/ www.Examine.com

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