Vitamin D: How to increase it?

Vitamin D How to increase it? – Knowing that vitamin D is an essential nutrient for calcium absorption and therefore for body composition, we need adequate values ​​for our well-being. Vitamin D also keeps muscles healthy and makes the immune system work against viruses and bacteria in the body.

In today’s post we want to help you identify all the resources that are within your reach to regulate and stabilize all that vitamin D that you need.

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How much vitamin D do I need?

Over the years, the amount of Vitamin D a person needs changes. Below we leave you a table that specifies how much by age


0 – 12 months                                                                                              10 mcg (400 IU)

1 to 13 years                                                                                                 15 mcg (600 IU)

14 to 18 years                                                                                               15 mcg (600 IU)

19 to 70 years                                                                                               15 mcg (600 IU)

71 years and older                                                                                       20 mcg (800 IU)

Pregnant or lactating women                                                                    15 mcg (600 IU)

To find out how much vitamin D you have, medmesafe has at your disposal a test designed to give you answers. Our Vitamin D Test is performed through a blood sample, which can be taken without fasting, and after 3 business days, it tells you how much Vitamin D is in your body.


5 Sources of Vitamin D


Fatty Fish: Trout, salmon, mackerel and tuna are some of the highest sources of vitamin D that the sea offers us. They are easy to find in supermarkets and stores and lend themselves to different recipes and ways of cooking.

The Sun: Exposure to sunlight is one way in which melanin absorbs vitamin D, which is good for bone and muscle structure and the immune system.

Mushrooms: Because they grow in the sun, mushrooms and mushrooms are very rich in Vitamin D. A plant-based diet will never leave you short of this important nutrient.

Eggs: As one of the healthiest foods, there is also vitamin D among the nutrients it contains, specifically in the yolk.

Mayonnaise: in fifth place, you may be surprised to find a processed product like this, but keep in mind that mayonnaise has eggs and part of the fats that make fish an important food for Vitamin D.

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