Vitamin D is not just excellent for health, but also could prolong your life or extend age.
investigate from Johns Hopkins University concluded that the intake of vitamin D a greater decrease your chances of dying early.
Several other studies also showed that vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of death by 26 percent. Vitamin D also reduces the death rate of nearly all types of cancers including breast, colon and prostate.
The researchers also concluded that vitamin D helps prevent diabetes, renal and cardiovascular. Doctors of internal medicine from Atlanta, U.S. Reginald Fowler says that 80 percent of patients deficient in vitamin that is crucial to maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorus in the body.
Dr. Fowler also be screened for vitamin D for examining patients. A unadorned blood test can check your vitamin D levels should reach 30 nanograms per milliliter or more.
He said that people with low vitamin D may experience muscle soreness. Even vitamin D deficiency is severe and lasts a long time can lead to rickets disease, weakness and bone fragility.
“This is not a business to be messing around,” said Dr.. Fowler as reported by News.com.au Daily, Thursday (26/02/2009).
As we know, sunlight helps the body yield vitamin D. But too often bask in the sun can also increase the risk of skin cancer. So food and supplements are generally regarded as the best sources of vitamin D.
To increase vitamin D intake, eat more foods rich in vitamin D such as tuna, salmon, cereals, nuts, orange juice and milk. Can also consume vitamin D-3 supplement such as cholecalciferol.