Research has linked the sunshine vitamin to a number of body boosting benefits, but the evidence just isn’t there for some health claims.
- Lowers blood pressure
- Prevents Osteoporosis
- Helps seniors live longer
- Protects against heart attacks and strokes
- Prevents brain and memory decline
- Eases multiple sclerosis symptoms
- Doesn’t help with common cold
- Fails to reduce cholesterol short term
- Won’t ease knee pain in osteoarthritis
- Doesn’t improve kids school performance
- Doesn’t safeguard against bone fractures
- Won’t Reduce flare ups in most COPD patients
The Food and Nutrition Board at the Institute of Medicine of The National Academics recommends that Americans take 400-800 units of Vitamin D daily.