Habit #5: You Can Sleep When You’re Dead (which will happen a lot faster if you don’t get enough sleep while you’re alive).
VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY SUCKS
We're a week into October, and the forecast is already showing cloudy and rainy conditions for the end of the week. So you know what time it is... it's that time of year in the PNW when the sun goes away for a long time. And now seemed like as good a time as any to talk about Vitamin D.
As you probably know, natural sunlight allows our body to create vitamin D and it even destroys excessive amounts.
What's the moral of this story? Don't neglect your Vitamin D, and it couldn't hurt to get your levels checked. What should my serum Vitamin D levels be? Luckily Precision Nutrition has given us some solid guidelines:
And as fall and winter are upon us, the need for supplementation goes way up. How much should you supplement? Obviously getting tested would determine precisely where you are and exactly how much you should supplement, but Precision Nutrition comes through in the clutch again: