50% Of Aussies Have Low Levels of Vitamin D?
Are you getting 20 min of sun a day?
If you work at home or in an office this could easily be you.
Vitamin D insufficiency affects almost 50% of the population. Enough vitamin D can help against cancer, heart disease, fractures and falls, auto-immune diseases, influenza, type-2 diabetes, and depression.
Their are 2 forms of vitamin D; D2 from plants or especially mushrooms, and D3 fatty fish liver meats and fortified foods which are easier for our bodies to use.
Remember the old ads; slip,slop,slap? Everything would be covered from head to toe.
Wearing a sunscreen with a sun protection factor of 30 reduces vitamin D synthesis in the skin by more than 95% blocked.
Here are 7 common risk factors for vitamin D deficiency:
The 10 most common symptoms of low vitamin D are:
If you feel this is you, head down to your local GP and get a blood test to easily check your levels.
Get out in the sun and start feeling better mentally and physically. You don't have to go out and burn to a crisp (in fact, we strongly suggest you don't).
Just getting 20 minutes per day will help your lose fat faster, improve mental health, get stronger and give you more energy. And who doesn't want all that?