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Reduce Risk with Vitamin D

Tom Frieden, MD article on Fox News:
“Vitamin D may strengthen the immune system, particularly of people whose Vitamin D levels are low.”

Vitamin D supplementation reduces the risk of respiratory infection, regulates cytokine production and can limit the risk of other viruses such as influenza.

A respiratory infection can result in cytokine storms – a vicious cycle in which our inflammatory cells damage organs throughout the body – which increase mortality for those with [sickness]. Adequate Vitamin D may potentially provide some modest protection for vulnerable populations.

This is especially important for people who are Vitamin D deficient – and, surprisingly, that might include more than 40 percent of US adults. People who live in the northern part of the U.S. are at greater risk of deficiency.”

Get Vitamin D3 with K2

Vitamin D frees up calcium. K2 is like a traffic cop, helping calcium move out of the arteries into bones.

Quality Options at 15% off here.

Here are some options for you on Wellevate:

  • D3 5,000 + K60 Softgels, #M50062 (in olive oil)
  • D3 10,000 + K60 Gels, #M34468 (in olive oil) Recommended when your levels below 40ng/mL or for those with autoimmune conditions
  • D3 drops with K2 can be used for lower doses. Try Vitamin D3 With K 2 Liquid, Item #: R08703, where 1 drop = 1,000IU D3. Or, D3-K2 Drops, #BP3811 (in olive oil), 4,833 IU per serving (2 drops)
  • 1,000 IU per for children and 2,000 IU – 10,000 IU per day for adults.
  • Please get your Vitamin D3 levels tested and make sure you are above 50 ng/mL.

Helpful supplements like Vitamin D3, Vitamin C, zinc, probiotics and other immune supporting supplements are worth having in the medicine cabinet all the time.

Here’s how much Vitamin D3 I take

We are taking 10,000 IU per day typically. If we feel like we might be getting sick, we ramp up significantly to 50,000 IU or more, per day, for three days.

Dose: Typically at this time of year, most people need 5,000 IU to 10,000 IU per day. If you have not been supplementing, you are probably deficient. T

Everyone needs to supplement. If you get D3 drops, you can easily give it to the whole family, 1,000 IU for the little ones. More info on Vitamin D3 Dosage.