September 15, 2011
Sherri Meyer, MG Registered Dietitian,
D for diabetes? Vitamin D may protect the pancreas from diabetes in people who are at high risk.
- In one study, Vitamin D supplements improved beta cell performance…..the worse your beta cells perform the greater your odds of diabetes.
How to get more Vitamin D?
- Aim for food sources of Vitamin D which include salmon, mackerel, tuna, and fortified milk & egg yolks
- Consume ~ 600 IU per day