A supplement can be especially helpful for individuals who are not exposed to much sunlight during the winter months (such as in the Midwest), and for those who want to increase their Vitamin D levels more quickly.
Things to Consider When Taking a Vitamin D Supplement
Not all supplements are created equal, and there are many things to consider when choosing a Vitamin D supplement.
The Quality of Supplement: Look for a supplement that is third party tested for quality and quantity. Every supplement at Utzy Naturals goes through rigorous testing to ensure it meets high quality standards.
The Form of Vitamin D: Look for a supplement with the Vitamin D3 form, which is the most active form of Vitamin D.
When to Take it: Aim to take your Vitamin D supplement with your largest meal of the day to help increase absorption (9).
If you're interested in a high quality vitamin D supplement, Utzy offers a couple of different options.
Vitamin D plays a critical role in our health, so it is important to get your levels tested on a regular basis.
If you find that your levels are low, incorporate Vitamin D-rich foods, get some sunlight or light therapy, or a take a Vitamin D supplement to help improve your levels.
Autumn Enloe, MS, RD, LD, CLT
Autumn Enloe is a registered dietitian in Minnesota. She has a private practice where she focuses on helping women take care of themselves through proper nutrition, supplement and lifestyle adjustments. She provides remote nutrition coaching and frequently posts free nutrition content and recipes at her website: www.autumnenloe.com.