Also Vitamin D3 is critical for calcium uptake into bone. There is growing evidence that vitamin D may also reduce the risk of multiple sclerosis, depression, obesity, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and upper respiratory infection.
A study of school children in Japan showed a 42% reduction in risk of developing influenza A when taking vitamin D supplements. Asthma attacks were also less common among vitamin D takers who caught the flu.
I have been recommending Vitamin D3 for several years now. I am convinced that it can also help clients with chronic low back pain. I usually prefer omega 3 fish ooils with the D3. Take D3 with food.
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