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Why is Vitamin D so important?

How can you detox and lower some of your risk for some serious illnesses?

By increasing your Vitamin D3!

I want to share some small things you can do to greatly improve your health and to further protect yourself from many illnesses.  This ultimately important vitamin is one our body can actually manufacture from sunshine.

Our liver produces the form of vitamin D3 called Calcitriol which is the precursor to the active form of D3 so keeping your liver clean is important for the functions of vitamin D as well.


Does Vitamin D strengthen your immune system?

Yes!  We can get Vitamin D by being out in nature with as much sunshine on our skin as possible as well as beneficial absorption through our eyes.  We should get 20-60 minutes a day of sunshine if possible.

If you live in a cold environment it may not be an option so unless my clients are in the sunshine most of the day I recommend 5,000 I.U. supplementation daily from ages 12 and up.  In my 10 years of experience, I have yet to have someone come in too high on a blood test as it is used efficiently and desperately in need.  Living in Minnesota we get 3-4 months a year of “good” weather to expose our arms and legs so supplementation is a must.


3 Top tips to raise your Vitamin D level

We all know we need sunshine to produce vitamin D but sometimes it just isn’t possible.  You can simply take a daily supplement of 5,000 i.u. of vitamin D daily.  If you live in a very warm environment in which you get an hour or more of sunshine, less will be needed.

An alternative may be a full-spectrum lamp on your chest.  It is simply a GE Reveal 100 watt bulb that can be purchased at Walmart, shining on your bare chest (for the most skin exposure possible) for 15-30 minutes a day.  It includes all of the spectrum light colors in the electromagnetic wavelength from ultra-violet to infrared.  When done in the morning it can greatly improve SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder which I call the winter blues on steroids.

I don’t recommend seafood sources as they are highly contaminated by heavy metal toxicity however, Atlantic caught, boneless/skinless sardines can cover both your EPA/DHA Omega fish oil needs and Vitamin D3 by eating 3-4 cans a week.  If they are in any oil, I suggest washing them to eliminate any leaching from the can.  You can easily substitute them for tuna fish and add protein to your diet as well.


What does Vitamin D protect you against?

  1. Osteoporosis (weak bones), bone fractures, and rickets (when demineralized bones that are soft).
  2. Diabetes! See my blog to understand how insulin resistance and your minerals regulate blood sugars
  3. Anxiety
  4. Multiple Sclerosis
  5. Cancer (breast, colon, prostate..)
  6. Depression
  7. Respiratory Infections
  8. Immune system disorders (for example psoriasis) in the form of UV-B rays as well
  9. Heart disease
  10. High blood pressure
  11. Fatigue
  12. Mental issues such as schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s
  13. Viral infections (including Covid-19 and Influenza)
  14. Erectile Dysfunction
  15. Low energy levels
  16. Poor sleep disturbance and quality
  17. Slow hair follicle creation, hair growth
  18. A compromised parathyroid gland may steal Calcium from the bone with Ca and D3 deficiency
  19. Possible vertigo or dizzy spinning inside of your head
  20. Brain fog


9 common symptoms of vitamin D deficiency

  1. Depression or sadness that won’t lift
  2. Get ill often and easily
  3. Muscle weakness
  4. Fatigue or complete exhaustion
  5. Hair loss
  6. Loss of your appetite
  7. Pale or sallow skin color
  8. Insomnia
  9. Bone pain, inflammation, and feeling achy


Reason for Vitamin D deficiency

If you get enough sunshine or take some supplements but your level is low, there may be another reason.  Some medications that may be lowering your Vitamin D3 levels are laxatives, seizure control drugs, prescription weight loss drugs such as Orlistat, steroids (Prednisone), and the very common cholesterol-lowering drugs.  Ask your doctor or find the insert to your medication for details.


Hair Analysis for Vitamin D

Although the Hair Mineral Analysis doesn’t measure the Vitamin D level in your body it can help to form the targeted supplement program your individual biochemistry needs.  By getting the right amount along with the specific remineralizing supplements, you can regain your balance.


I hope this inspires you to hop on a supplement or enjoy daily sunshine!

For targeted supplementation specific to your body’s biochemical needs, LET’S CHAT.


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