Those in the northern states and Canada are most often found to be low in Vitamin D due to a lack of or limited exposure to the sun. I recently had my levels tested only to find out that out of an ideal range of 60 to 100 ng/mL, my levels were 25.15 ng/mL.
So what does that mean?
Vitamin D deficiency can cause any of the following (all which I have been experiencing)
- inability to lose weight as well as increased weight gain
- thyroid problems
- insulin resistance
- muscle fatigue
- among many other things
Benefits of Vitamin D
- encourages absorption of calcium
- regulates immune system
- linked to maintaining a healthy body weight
- regulates blood pressure
Be sure to get your levels check!