VITAMIN D plays more of a role in our day to day health than we think
The enzyme to convert the precursor of vitamin D is found in the Brain, Breast, Prostate, Colon, Vascular Smooth Muscle, Kidneys, Skin, Macrophages and Endothelium. Vitamin D receptors are found in virtually every cell in the body. So Vitamin D goes much further than just keeping our bones healthy.
VITAMIN D Levels predicts performance in older people
Vitamin D reduces incidences of diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, viral infections, autoimmune discorders and cancer.
VITAMIN D is Super!
Anti-inflammatory, antioxident & prevents DNA breaks (anti-cancer).
The majority of the world is unable to synthesise VITAMIN D from sunlight for a period of time over the winter months
A light skinned person will synthesise 20,000IU (international units) of Vitamin D in just 20minutes of sunbathing.
There is a need for frequent replenishment of the bodys supply of VITAMIN D
Vitamin D is stored in the liver for only 2 weeks.
40-75% of the world is VITAMIN D deficient
This increases risk of a huge number of illnesses and diseases, and with increased vitamin D levels these could be reduced by 50%.
Breast cancer is more common in women with low VITAMIN D levels
Low levels of vitamin D are highly indicative of more aggressive tumour.
VITAMIN D improves fast twitch muscle strength and power