Sunday, January 15, 2012

Play D for Good Health!

Last summer, Men's Health magazine (July/Aug 2011) cited a study in the journal Diabetes Care on the usefulness of vitamin D against diabetes. "Vitamin D may help cells recognize insulin," says study author Anoop Shankar, M.D., Ph.D.

Study results

If your vitamin D level is adequate, you might very well be less likely to experience high blood sugar. In the study, participants with lower blood levels of vitamin D were 47 percent more likely to have prediabetes than those with higher numbers.

For more information

Interested in more information? In an article I personally researched and published on Yahoo! Contributor Network, "What is vitamin D?",  I explain in great detail the benefits of vitamin D and how to determine if you are deficient. You would be wise to read it and play D against diabetes!

"Play D against diabetes," Men's Health, July/August 2011 -- page 33.

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