Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin
Canadians at Risk for Low Vitamin D Levels
Vitamin D is a vital nutrient. We generally get the Vitamin D we need from the sun’s rays, which give Vitamin D its nickname the ‘Sunshine Vitamin’. Unfortunately, two major issues prevent most Canadians from getting sufficient amounts of Vitamin D. First, modern concerns about the harmful effects of sun exposure mean that Canadians tend to limit their time in the sun. Second, Canada is a northern country with very limited amounts of sunshine during winter months. Health experts believe as many as 80% of Canadians do not get enough Vitamin D from October through March.
Insufficient Vitamin D Intake is Associated With Major Diseases
How then, do we ensure that we get sufficient amounts of this vitamin? Studies show that supplementation of Vitamin D, specifically D3, is an effective way to obtain Vitamin D.
The costs of not getting enough Vitamin D are great. Low levels of Vitamin D are associated with:
Health First’s Vitamin D Supreme
Vitamin D Supreme features Bioperine® Black Pepper Fruit Extract for superior absorption and Red Bioflavonoids for enhanced effect. All you need is 1 tablet daily to get the Vitamin D you need!
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