Questioning lack of vitamin D | WTKR.com

Questioning lack of vitamin D | WTKR.com

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Are you one of millions of pill bursts of vitamin D every day?

Lack of vitamin D can increase the risk of bone fractures, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression and more. But Consumer Reports say that new research doubts the value of vitamin D supplements for most people.

Some reports say that we lack vitamin D in the middle of a pandemic which has increased the screening and resulting supplements. But if you are taking vitamin D supplementation if your doctor has not told you, the answer to preventing health problems?

A recent study found that the incidence of cancer or cardiovascular disease taking vitamin D daily for 5 years was not reduced.

Other studies have shown that supplements failed to build bone mass or prevent falls or fractures in older people … Something to consider before putting yourself on vitamin D. But there are some people who should to be filtered for low vitamin D.

People who are frail or in nursing homes should be checked. In addition women and men over 75 years of age – they are both at risk of osteoporosis.

It is very common for aging adults to have low levels of vitamin D. They have. One reason – they are not in the sun either. And spending time in the sun encourages your body to make vitamin D

Consumer Reports say that most people can get enough vitamin D without a supplement. How? Spend a few minutes in the sun every day. You can get vitamin D in egg yolks, canned tuna, and milk juice, cereal and orange juice.

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