Vitamin D is the sunniest healthy vitamin we Oxford folks need! It equals out us humans. It props our immune systems up. It maintains the body’s equilibrium - down to our very cells - balanced. A target of our Oxford chiropractic care is balance. So let’s look at Vitamin D – what ensues when we don’t have an ample supply of it and how we can grow the amounts of it in our systems.
To begin with, vitamin D3 is a fat-soluble vitamin, so a low-fat diet could lend itself to Vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D has an effect on the soaking up and depository of calcium and evokes phosphorous absorption. It also manages how calcium binding proteins work in bone and kidneys which also relies on Vitamin K. (1) That’s a tale for another time!
Also, Vitamin D3 inadequacy is stated to lead to osteoporosis, cancer, immunological and infectious diseases. (2) Dietary consumption of Vitamin D and calcium is lower in breast cancer patients. (3) Vitamin D may not be favorable in lowering risks for cardiovascular disease (4) as of today’s research, but people with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo advantage from higher Vitamin D levels. Vertigo attacks did not happen again after supplementation with Vitamin D. (5) So Satterwhite Chiropractic encourages you to sit down and discuss your Vitamin D level at your next Oxford chiropractic visit and potentially increasing it.
So get out in the Oxford sun, enjoy a nice dinner of salmon, and consider taking an easy capsule of Vitamin D! It’s one of the best things for us to do for our bones, kidneys, mood, immune system and much more.
Contact Satterwhite Chiropractic about your Vitamin D3 intake. We’re here for your Oxford spinal and nutritional health!
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