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5 Tips for
Boosting
Vitamin D
Levels
Is it a Vitamin or
a Hormone?
It’s actually both!
Not only do we get
vitamin D from our
diets, but our bodies
produce it w...
Vitamin D is key
because it:
- Helps prevent
osteoporosis
- Helps brain
development
- Reduces pain
sensitivity
- Reduces
i...
A surplus of vitamin D is produced by our bodies during summer
and stored in our fat cells for release during winter.
Howe...
Here are
5 Easy Ways
to Boost
Vitamin D
Levels
#1
15 minutes daily
of whole body
exposure. But
don’t overdo it –
more sun does
not mean more
vitamin D.
#2
Eat foods that
contain vitamin D:
- Fatty fish –
tuna & salmon
- Cheese
- Egg yolks
- Mushrooms
#3
Eat foods fortified
with vitamin D:
- Milk & yogurt
- Orange juice
- Cereals
- Oatmeal
#4
Take a vitamin D
supplement –
1000-4000IU
daily to maintain
optimal levels
#5
Give yourself 15
minutes in front
of a vitamin D
light during dark
winter months
Test your vitamin D level twice a year.
We recommend ZRT’s vitamin D test
in dried blood spot.
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BELOW TO WATCH
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Exploring Other Uses
of Vitamin D
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5 Tips for Boosting Vitamin D

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Learn the importance of vitamin D and how to get adequate levels through diet and other means.

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5 Tips for Boosting Vitamin D

  1. 1. 5 Tips for Boosting Vitamin D Levels
  2. 2. Is it a Vitamin or a Hormone? It’s actually both! Not only do we get vitamin D from our diets, but our bodies produce it when our skin is exposed to sunlight.
  3. 3. Vitamin D is key because it: - Helps prevent osteoporosis - Helps brain development - Reduces pain sensitivity - Reduces inflammation - Stimulates immunity
  4. 4. A surplus of vitamin D is produced by our bodies during summer and stored in our fat cells for release during winter. However, these reserves are only good for 1-2 months – which makes supplementation essential for good health.
  5. 5. Here are 5 Easy Ways to Boost Vitamin D Levels
  6. 6. #1 15 minutes daily of whole body exposure. But don’t overdo it – more sun does not mean more vitamin D.
  7. 7. #2 Eat foods that contain vitamin D: - Fatty fish – tuna & salmon - Cheese - Egg yolks - Mushrooms
  8. 8. #3 Eat foods fortified with vitamin D: - Milk & yogurt - Orange juice - Cereals - Oatmeal
  9. 9. #4 Take a vitamin D supplement – 1000-4000IU daily to maintain optimal levels
  10. 10. #5 Give yourself 15 minutes in front of a vitamin D light during dark winter months
  11. 11. Test your vitamin D level twice a year. We recommend ZRT’s vitamin D test in dried blood spot.
  12. 12. WANT MORE? CLICK BELOW TO WATCH THE WEBINAR: Exploring Other Uses of Vitamin D

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