字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Hey guys, this is Heather from healthyeatingstarts.com. Today, I’m going to tell you about vitamin D deficiency symptoms, which are important because it turns out the most of us are actually deficient in this vitamin. I don’t usually like to focus on individual vitamins, I don’t like to micromanage - I like to work with whole foods and being healthy with variety-balance and that kind of stuff. If you want to learn more about whole foods and nutrition, head over to healthyeatingstartshere.com/success. I set up a series of free lessons you can sign up for there. But in terms of vitamin D, what I like to do is focus on making sure that we have a base line of certain nutrients, vitamin D being one of them. Once you have this base line you can then focus you’re energy on bigger picture-stuff. Vitamin D is super important and like I said, it turns out most of us are deficient not just vegan, not just vegetarians, meat eaters as well. There was a study found that about sixty percent of us across the board whether we eat no meat, some meat, some dairy, no dairy, whatever - about sixty percent of us are deficient in vitamin D. The trouble is that they found the diet across the board only made up about half of the recommended intake for vitamin D which is 400 IU. People are even starting to recommend much higher than that - health expert and professional are going up even 2000 IU a day. There’s a huge gap their and a huge potential for deficiency. So, I wanted to tell you about those symptoms and the mostly relate to bone muscle health, because vitamin D is important for the absorption of calcium and makes a parallel structure to you bones. If you have spine pain, in your ribs, in your legs as well that kind of a bone ache that can be a symptom of D deficiency. For muscles if you’re getting spasm, cramps, you feel muscle weakness that’s unusual for you and that can be a symptom. Vitamin D also helps the regulations of you’re sleep patterns, so insomnia can be a sign and it plays a role in the health of your eyes. So, if suddenly you find you’re self near-sighted that can be another symptom. It’s kind of a miss-mash, you don’t want to become a hypochondriac and say –oh my God, I don’t sleep last night, I might be deficient in vitamin D. You very well could be, but it also could be a sign of something else. So, the only ways to know for sure is to get your blood tested for vitamin D level and you can do that to you’re doctor. With all of this, I think it’s very important that although I do like whole foods for most of our nutrition to get that base line you probably need to take a supplement of vitamin D. I’ve recommendation on my website if you head over to healthyeatingstartshere.com/supplements, you can find a recommendation for vitamin D. On my blog as well, I post some symptoms of vitamin D toxicity because that’s one problem, is that vitamin D doesn’t get flush from your system very easily, so you can’t actually take too much. So, be on the look out for those as well and you can check that on my blog. For what I want to know from you today and get your feedback, is How you have found your vitamin D levels if you seen any of these symptoms, if you had your blood tested, if you know someone else who is deficient or was deficient. I’d love to hear you’re stories and so let me know what you think and I hope you enjoy the rest of your day.