For many years scientist believed that a low Vitamin D level could lead to increased risk of mortality. Now new research has been completed to look at the evidence for the role of low vitamin D in mortality.
A study done by UK Biobank used groups from England, Scotland, and Wales with the participants being recruited between March 2006 and July 2010.
During the 14 years of follow up there were 18,700 deaths. The data collected shows that risk for death decreased steeply with increasing concentrations of Vitamin D up to 50 nmol/L. There was also evidence for an association in analyses of mortality from cancer, CVD and respiratory diseases. The odds of all-cause mortality increased by an estimated 25% in participants with a Vitamin D level of 25 nmol/L when compared with an individual with a Vitamin D Level of 50 nmol/L.
What is Vitamin D3
Vitamin D-3 (as cholecalciferol) is known as the "Sunshine Vitamin" because it is formed in the body by the sun's ultraviolet rays on the skin.
Vitamin D-3 is known for its ability to build bone strength and density to aid in the prevention of bone-related diseases such as osteoporosis and rickets. In Addition to supporting Bone Health, Vitamin D-3 is involved in the biology of cells and tissues in our body and plays a vital role in many of our body's biological functions.
How to Increase your Vitamin D3 Levels
The Best Form of Vitamin of D-3 is Sunlight. However, most people cannot get enough exposure to sunlight to provide them with adequate levels of D-3 and living in a sunny climate does not guarantee vitamin D-3 deficiencies. Boomer Products Vitamin D3 is a reliable and High Quality source of Vitamin D3 and is easy to take.
The elderly are more prone to this deficiency since their capacity to activate vitamin D in the skin is reduced as we age.
The high rates of Vitamin D-3 deficiencies in the US have prompted the FDA to increase their daily recommended allowance of D-3 from 100 IUs (International Units) per day to a daily recommendation of 400-600 IUs per day. In contrast, many doctors and health professionals recommend an average daily intake between 4000-10000 IUs of Vitamin D-3 per day.
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