Yet another study shows the importance of Vitamin D for everyone’s health, especially aging adults. Posted on Science Daily, this comment resonated with us,
“Regardless of gender and extent of advanced age, individuals with lower vitamin D levels at the start of the study were approximately twice as likely to exhibit significant cognitive decline over time.”
Vitamin D levels predict risk of brain decline in Chinese elderly
Low vitamin D levels has been associated with increased subsequent risk of cognitive decline and impairment in the Chinese elderly, a new study shows.
Click link to review the study > Science Daily article
Most of us Canadians are chronically low in Vitamin D and yet it is so easy to get a blood test to check. We were tested recently and both fell in the mid-range of recommended levels even though we’d been taking 5,000IU/day for over a year. So our Naturopathic Doctor, Kandis Lock, ND, told us, “Great, you can cut down to 1,000IU/day for the summer and go back up to 5,000IU/day in the fall”.
What is your Vitamin D level?