Why Do 93% Of Americans Not Get Enough Daily Vitamin D?

Avalon Pharmacy Shares About Why Do 93% Of Americans Not Get Enough Daily Vitamin D for HI-Desert / Morongo Basin Residents

Yucca Valley’s leading Pharmacist, Amit Kakar, Pharm.D. here.

Today’s Healthy Tip of the Week is about Vitamin D deficiency in 93% of Americans.

Join us this week to learn how and why it is important to get our body the right dose of daily Vitamin D.

Healthy Tips of the Week:

  • Vitamin D is used for cell growth and development, strengthen immune system and control inflammation.
  • The minimum daily requirement is 400iu (international units). About 93% of Americans are not getting the minimum required Vitamin D daily.
  • One major reason of not getting enough Vitamin D is that it’s hard to find it from the food we eat, as very few foods contain a sufficient amount.
  • The sun can be a good source of Vitamin D. However, it’s difficult to monitor how much we are getting daily.
  • A good option to acquire enough Vitamin D is over-the-counter supplements. It is the easiest way to maintain the right dose of Vitamin D required on a daily basis.

Your health and safety is our primary concern at Avalon Pharmacy.
If you have any specific questions, please feel free to call us at 760-853-5195.

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