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February 12, 2016

We are smack in the middle of winter for most of us, not getting that all-important sunlight, or more importantly, vitamin D.   If you have the blahs and lack energy, it could very likely be the culprit. 

 

Vitamin D plays a dual role in both a vitamin and a hormone and is obtained from the diet or from sunlight.  Sunlight is the best way for us to obtain vitamin D and it takes only about 20 minutes per day to get what our body needs.   When sunlight hits our skin, a few biological processes occur and the liver creates active vitamin D.

 

Most people don’t realize how important vitamin D is for maintaining our health.  Almost all of us have suffered from vitamin D deficiency but may not have known it at the time.  Symptoms often manifest as poor energy, insomnia, compromised immune system, and mood imbalance.

 

Vitamin D is important for the absorption of calcium and phosphorus, and it is essential for teeth and bone formation.   Rich food sources include fish oils,...

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