Did you know that Vitamin D a Super Hero of Vitamins? Actually, it is not a vitamin at all, but rather, a hormone and fat-soluble nutrient that is critical for life.

Here are a few of Vitamin D’s super powers:

  • Increased cognition
  • Bone health
  • Immune health
  • Reduced blood pressure
  • Decreases cardiovascular risk
  • Reduces chance of colorectal cancer
  • Reduces bone fractures
  • Supports fat mass loss
  • Reduces asthma flare ups in children
  • Reduces flu risk
  • Improves insulin sensitivity and secretion
  • Increases lean muscle mass
  • Decreases inflammation from auto-immune conditions
  • Aids absorption of calcium
  • Decreases symptoms of tuberculosis
  • Boosts testosterone
  • Reduces breast cancer risk
  • Reduces risk of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Reduces risk of pancreatic cancer

Test…don’t guess. If you have not had your vitamin D levels tested, it can be completed through a simple blood test. Call the office today to learn more: (928) 776-1600.

The information contained in this article is for information and education purposes only and is not medical advice. Do not use this information as an alternative to obtaining medical advice from your physician or other professional healthcare provider. Always consult with your physician or other professional healthcare provider about any medical conditions you are experiencing. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, contact your local emergency services for help.

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