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Vitamin D can Pump up Testosterone and Help Maintain a Lean Body

The vitamin D research continues to show the limitless positive effects of vitamin D on long term wellness and health. The latest research out of Austria and reported in the medical journal, Hormone and Metabolic Research, Dec 10, 2010, shows that adequate vitamin D levels are essential for optimal testosterone levels within men. We know that men experience a steady drop in testosterone with the passage of time and this latest research demonstrates that taking 3,332 IU per day of vitamin D3 achieved significant impact on preserving healthier levels of testosterone. In fact, the focus of the study showed that men that were overweight, experienced significant benefits. Beyond the well known benefits of testosterone for male performance, muscular health and healthy blood pressure is that at optimal levels lean body mass is more readily sustained and thus helps control the risk for diabetes. As I share in my book, His Change of Life, the impact of low testosterone on premature aging and monitoring male hormones is vitally important for healthy aging.

Ensuring daily levels of vitamin D3 intake is sufficient to maintain blood vitamin D levels (25-OH-vitamin D) around 55 (range 20-100), can help boost performance, energy, mood, lean body mass, blood sugars and yes the vitally important testosterone levels criticial for longevity.


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