When the warmth of the Sun touches your face and body, you feel rejuvenated, vibrant and alive. All that Vitamin D emanating from the Sun penetrates your skin, uplifts your mood, strengthens your bones and protects you from disease. The Sun contributes significantly to our body’s daily production of vitamin D. In fact, 10 to 20 minutes of exposure is thought to be enough to prevent deficiencies.
Unfortunately, we are not always blessed with the presence of the Sun and often times, need a little pick me up to fill the void.
Dr. Nutrition’s D3 + K2 work harmoniously to fill that void by maintaining strong bones and cardiovascular health.
The most well-known function of fat soluble vitamin D, is its job to help the body absorb phosphorus and calcium. It also plays an important role in immune health, pancreas, muscles, brain, and the control of cell cycles.
Vitamin D3 has also been linked to reducing the Risk of Cancer. Numerous studies have presented a link between high vitamin D levels and a lower risk of cancer. This is due to the vitamins anti inflammatory properties that reduces tumor proliferation.
Its deficiency has been linked to a variety of conditions including osteoporosis, breast, colon and prostate cancer, hypertension, depression, diabetes, obesity and autoimmune diseases.
Vitamin K2 is also a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a role in Bone Health, Blood Sugar Balance, Pregnancy, Skin and Aging. K2 has also been linked to positive effects in Male Fertility and Prostate Health.
Clinical studies have demonstrated that natural vitamin K2 significantly reduces the risk of Coronary Heart Disease Mortality by 50% as compared to low dietary K2 intake.
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