Thursday, October 7, 2010
Learn Symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency - Moringa can help !
As you shy away from sun, drink less milk, eat less fishes, most like you will not have sufficient Vitamin D in your body to maintain optimal health. Vitamin D also call Sunshine Vitamin, it is a few vitamin produce by our skin by directly exposure to the sun light. Certain fishes, egg yolk, and milk also contain certain amount of Vitamin D.
Moringa leaves also provide plant-based Vitamin D. When you compare a 100 grams of milk ( know for its vitamin D content) to 100 grams of Moringa, fresh Moringa leaves have 4 times the vitamin D and dried Moringa leaf power has 17 times the vitamin D of milk.
As we known, Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency will cause lots of health problems in long run:
1. Rickets in children
2. Osteomalacia in adult
3. Increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease
4. Cognitive impairment in older adults
5. Severe asthma in children
How do you know you are suffering from Vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency?
Severe Vitamin D deficiency in children causes them to get the bowed legs, and sometimes arms. In adults, severe vitamin D deficiency leads to bones pain and muscle weakness.
Vitamin D insufficiency are so subtle, you don’t know unless you get blood test. Symptoms of vitamin D insufficiency could be:
1. Flu and cold
2. High blood pressure
4. Changing in gait
5. Extended fatigue
6. Usual hurting on muscles, joints and bones
7. Lower levels of calcium, hypertension
8. Periodontal disease
If you are not sure if you are suffering Vitamin D deficiency of insufficiency, please consult a doctor to do blood test. Treatment with vitamin D should reverse symptoms within a few months if they were (at least in part) attributable to the deficiency.
At the same time, allow yourself exposure to the sun 15 to 20 minutes everyday without applying any sun block. Sunscreen, even at SPF15, blocks more than 90% of the sun’s rays used to produce Vitamin D.
Some fatty fishes also supply certain amount of vitamin D. A 3.5-ounce fillet of cooked salmon contains 360 International Units (IUs) of vitamin D, the same amount of mackerel has 345 Ius. A 1.75 ounces of sardines contain 250 Ius.
Moringa leaf power capsules also provide plant based Vitamin D. Besides vitamin D, Moringa leaf also contain (per 100gm) 6780mcg Vitamin A, 200 mg Vitamin C, 440 mg Calcium, 259 mg Potassium , 6.7 gm Protein.
Natural Ease produces Moringa Max capsules with pure Moringa leaf power in USA GMP Certified facility. For adults, you can take two capsules in the morning, and one capsule in the morning for children under 12 years old. This will provide you with your daily Vitamin D needs.