A diet high in Vitamin D can be mood lifting, melt away fat, and strengthen your bones. D can be made by your body as long as you have exposure to the sunlight. However, sunscreen reduces your body’s ability to make D by 99%. Even if you don’t use sunscreen which I highly advise against, it is tough to catch the right rays your body needs. The sun in the early morning and evening, when you’re most likely outside is too weak to generate enough D and air pollution filters the UVB rays so less reach your skin. So how do you get enough Vitamin D to be beneficial? For starters find out if you are deficient in the Vitamin. Next time you’re at the doctor’s office, ask for a 25-hydroxy vitamin D test or 25-OH D which will tell you if you are indeed deficient and by how much.
Every cell in your entire body needs vitamin D, vitamin D signals the body to either burn or store fat. When vitamin D comes into the body it is like a key that revs up the body and burns fat. Brain receptors need it to keep hunger in check and it also optimizes the body’s ability to absorb other nutrients especially calcium. Keep in mind that the healthy adolescent or adult needs 200 - 400 IU's daily. You will see how easy it is to have the proper amount of vitamin D.
Foods filled with D