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Important Nutrients to Make Sure You Are Getting Along with Vitamin D

Friday, January 20, 2023
Published on January 20, 2023

Now with a new infographic to share! Here are the most important co-nutrients to support our body’s use of vitamin D (and vice versa)

Key Points

  • Several key nutrients are especially important to get with vitamin D, because of how they work together for certain processes within the body, and/or affect vitamin D utilization, absorption, and levels
  • Magnesium and vitamin K2 have a particularly important relationship with vitamin D, to the point where getting enough or not can affect known disease risks associated with vitamin D
  • While it is essential to ensure that your vitamin D serum level is at least between 40-60 ng/ml (100-150 nmol/L) as recommended by vitamin D scientists and experts, it is just as important to make sure you are getting an adequate supply of other nutrients through a healthy, balanced diet and/or supplementation

Here at GrassrootsHealth, we focus a lot on vitamin D specifically – and while it is an especially important and unique nutrient, and the majority of the population is vitamin D deficient, its importance should not overshadow that of other nutrients our bodies need along with it.
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6 Things You Wish Your Customers Knew

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

6 Things You Wish Your Customers Knew

Thursday, January 12th, 2023
By Ashley Laabs Through the course of working in a retail environment, you’ll invariably come across difficult clients. But if they only knew what you did, the world would just be a better place for it!
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Vitamin D levels: Sufficient for winter? DR Marc Sorenson

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Vitamin D levels: Sufficient for winter?

Monday, January 16th, 2023
By Dr. Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute Vitamin D levels and sunshine are exceptionally important to human health, and therefore we should be aware of vitamin D science. The Vitamin D Society of Canada is always at the forefront of the research on vitamin D levels and sunlight.
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Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 303

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 303 Please do not promote sunscreens of any kind. Here are some facts you should know about sunscreens and sunburns: First, in the U.S. sun exposure has decreased by 90% since 1935. During that same period, melanoma has increased by 3,000%.… continue reading

Alberta – Affordability payment portal opens January 18

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Affordability payment portal opens January 18

January 17, 2023 Media inquiries Beginning January 18 at 9 a.m., eligible Alberta parents and seniors can apply to receive $600 in affordability payments over six months. Alberta’s economy has recovered strongly, but many people are struggling to heat their homes and feed their families and the government wants to help.… continue reading

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