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The importance of Vitamin D

The Importance Of Vitamin D…

Are you deficient?

Have you had any of the following issues or symptoms?

  • fatigue
  • joint & back pain
  • high blood pressure
  • increased incidence of infections
  • failure to respond to exercise
  • general muscle weakness
  • weight gain – body fat
  • poor concentration
  • low mood
  • constipation or diarrhea

The Stats:

  • 90% of the general population in the UK have insufficient Vitamin D levels
  • 1 in 3 over 65 years old are deficient

Sources of Vitamin D:

  • 10-15 minutes in strong sunlight generates 10,000IUs
  • Fish such as herring, sardines, salmon, mackeral, tuna
  • full fat milk
  • eggs
  • supplements

Getting tested:

Go to www.myvitdtest.com for information on Vitamin D and to have the most reasonably priced and accessible test around.


Thanks to Ian Craig, Pete Williams and Dr. Adam Carey the speakers at the recent Sports Nutrition Live, hosted by Functional Sports Nutrition magazine, for your inspiration to inform my readers about the health benefits of Vitamin D beyond bone density! Above notes sourced from their presentations.