Did you know that keeping your Vitamin D3 level at or above 30 ng/mL reduces risk of premature death by up to 50%?
Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin responsible for intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphate. Vitamin D has other roles in the body that are less well understand. Scientific evidences has proven that Vitamin D results in:
- reducing systemic inflammation in the body
- boosting the body’s immune response to infection and to precancerous genetic mutations
- increasing leukocyte telomere length which can extend lifespan
- reducing risk of heart disease and stroke
- decreasing the risk of several kinds of cancer
- lowering the risk of respiratory diseases
Vitamin D3 is the active form of Vitamin D. We need sunlight to convert the vitamin D we eat into this active form. Despite the serious health risk of a low Vitamin D3 level, most adults don’t get enough sunlight to maintaining optimal levels of vitamin D3. A Vitamin D3 level of 30 ng/mL is necessary to achieve the health promoting effects. The majority of U.S. adults – 69.5% – are vitamin D deficient.
Is there a way to maintain Vitamin D3 levels in the optimal range?
There most certainly is! in this course, Dr. Cohen, a primary care doctor in San Francisco, shares with you effective strategies for maintaining adequate levels of vitamin D3.
The course begins with an introduction to Biometrics. Dr. Cohen explains how our food and living environment has made it increasingly difficult to eat healthfully and be physically active. He proposes a shift back to preparing our own food, from fresh ingredients we buy, and a shift toward a more active lifestyle. Next, he’ll share with you the medical research that shows the benefits of keeping your Vitamin D3 level above 30 ng/mL. Finally, you’ll hear the answers to frequently asked questions, followed by a summary of the information presented.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in optimizing health and extending lifespan