Vitamin D if you want to buy: sunlight is for free

24 Feb

According to a Spanish Study, there is a connection between Vitamin  D deficiency  and type 2 Diabetes.

The highlights of this new study are

“People who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have diabetes, regardless of how much they weigh, according to a new study. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and maintain bone and muscle health. The skin naturally produces this vitamin after exposure to sunlight. People also absorb smaller amounts of the vitamin through foods, such as milk fortified with vitamin D. More than 1 billion people worldwide are estimated to have deficient levels of vitamin D due to limited sunshine exposure”According to the endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

or as, Manuel Macías-González says, “The study suggests that vitamin D deficiency and obesity interact synergistically to heighten the risk of diabetes and other metabolic disorders. The average person may be able to reduce their risk by maintaining a healthy diet and getting enough outdoor activity.”

Whilst we stock Vitamin D, why not go outside and get some sunlight! its free. Get some while you do your daily 10,000 steps a day!

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