The SHOCKING Truth About Vitamin D (Is It Useless?)
I’m a BIG fan of vitamin D. And so is your body.
In fact, it’s hard to overstate how critical this superstar nutrient is for your health.
The sunshine vitamin is a key player in bone and tooth strength. It supports a healthy immune system so your body can fight off illnesses. It can even help you combat cancer.
But as vital as this vitamin is, research has revealed it’s practically useless without THIS companion mineral to activate it.
That’s a problem because there’s a good chance you’re not getting nearly enough.
Research has already linked low vitamin D levels with low magnesium.
But a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed there’s FAR more to the story…
It turns out magnesium OPTIMIZES vitamin D levels.
When D dips too low, it helps bring it up. And when levels are too high, magnesium helps lower them.
This is critical because low vitamin D has been linked to everything from cognitive impairment to an increased risk of DYING from heart disease.
And while you don’t often hear about TOO MUCH vitamin D, an overload can be catastrophic. It can lead to high blood calcium levels, bone loss, kidney failure, and more.
Put simply, magnesium helps the body maintain the exact right amount of vitamin D.
The bigger problem is that most people (up to 80 percent!) aren’t getting enough magnesium.
And that can make it virtually impossible for your body to maintain healthy vitamin D levels.
The best way to get plenty of magnesium is through foods like dark leafy greens, beans, salmon, and nuts.
And while sunlight is the best source of this vitamin, you’ll need to supplement it through your diet in the wintertime. Vitamin D foods include salmon, sardines, beef liver, and oysters.
P.S. Based on where you live, your health concerns, the time of year, or even your schedule, it can be difficult to spend enough time outdoors for your body to produce sufficient vitamin D. If you fit into that category, I have a DELICIOUS solution you’re going to love. Click through to find out what it is.
Magnesium status and supplementation influence vitamin D status and metabolism: results from a randomized trial, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 108, Issue 6, December 2018, Pages 1249–1258, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqy274
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