Nutrition

Get excited about nutrition, and learn as you go with these information-packed resources on a wide variety of nutrition-centric topics! Our bistroMD experts review the importance of the macronutrients protein, fat, and carbohydrates, as well as how to make them work most efficiently for you.

The Benefits of Vitamin D

Did you know that vitamin D can help to reduce metabolic dysfunction?

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A Great Supplement to Your Program

Vitamin D is stored in fat tissue so the more you gain the fewer vitamin is free for the bloodstream. Vitamin D not only absorbs calcium, it also can improve sensitivity to insulin. People with higher levels of Vitamin D are less likely to have diabetes. Additionally, Vitamin D deficiency may lead to high blood pressure, stroke, breast cancer, and many other serious health issues.

I suggest adding Vitamin D as a supplement to your bistroMD program. The recommended dose varies so discuss your options with your physician. I suggest 2,000 IU/day, just make sure it's D3 not D2.

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Written By Sydney Lappe, MS, RDN. Published on December 09, 2016. Updated on December 09, 2016.

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