Le rôle de la vitamine D

The role of vitamin D

STRENGTHENING YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

The world population has adapted its food choice according to the pandemic. They have understood that consuming vitamins to strengthen the immune system makes it easier to fight the virus.

Vitamin D3 + K2

There is a sharp increase in the intake of vitamins E, C, D, A and B but also in zinc , coffee, ginger, selenium, garlic and turmeric. These contributions differ from different parts of the world. 

In Europe, the population has chosen to cope with disease by integrating foods rich in vitamin D. 

Conversely, Asians (Filipinos, Malaysians, Indonesians) as well as inhabitants of the Middle East and Africans prefer vitamin C. South Americans and the Caribbean population have chosen zinc and also eat vitamin C. garlic and turmeric like the Africans.

VITAMIN D : ITS ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Its main function is to increase the concentrations of calcium and phosphorus in the blood, facilitating their absorption by the intestine and decreasing their renal elimination.

Combined with vitamin K2+MK7, they act in synergy in the metabolism of calcium fixation on the bones, as well as in blood coagulation.

Since vitamin D3 is created from animal products (eggs, cheese, etc.), it is essential in the context of a vegetarian diet in view of the elimination of certain foods containing these vitamins.

Smiling woman in the sun

In addition to its role in bone strength : vitamin D has an effect on the immune system, in particular it increases immunity to respiratory viruses , but also regulates inflammation.

Exposure to the sun is the main source of vitamin D. This is why, in winter, the risks of deficiency are higher. Additionally, our  sedentary lifestyle, our professional obligations leading us to spend too much time indoors constitutes a brake on the absorption of vitamin D.

DEFICIENCIES AND RISKS

Because vitamin D tends to boost the immune system , a lack of vitamin D necessarily leads to fatigue .

If you are feeling tired and drowsy , you are certainly lacking in vitamin D.

Vitamin D deficiency affects your susceptibility to infections (including infectious respiratory diseases)

Vitamin D has an essential role in bone construction: a deficiency of the latter leads to a risk of loss of bone density after the age of fifty.

We also note a  muscle weakness, causing falls in  old people.

BOOST YOUR GOOD MOOD

Vitamin D plays a key role in improving cognitive functions. In particular on serotonin which is responsible for regulating mood.

Vitamin D deficiency can therefore lower the production of serotonin. 

To boost your morale,  don't skip vitamin D !

Our advice: For complete help in defending your body, remember to protect yourself from oxidative stress: opt for a ZINC + VitD3 + K2 combination!

Zinc

In addition to the benefits on your immune system, zi nc helps our body protect itself during seasonal changes and plays a key role in maintaining our cellular youth (promotes healing, fights acne, etc.).

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