royalty-free-stock-photography_58214Anyone with a parent, grandparent, spouse, or loved one should read this incredible research on Alzheimer’s and Vitamin D. More than 5 million Americans are living with this disease or 1 in 9 people over the age of 65. Health care centers, adult living centers and nursing homes have adapted and/or specialized their health care approach because of this devastating disease.

Researchers have discovered a link between vitamin D and the way our brain works. Not getting enough vitamin D may affect whether or not you develop AD. All of our brain receptors are linked in some way and they have found that vitamin D plays a large role in how we think and act. People with AD have fewer vitamin D receptors in the part of our brain involving the forming of memories.

We all know that the best way for our bodies to metabolize vitamin D is through the UV rays of the sun. The next best thing is a sunbed.


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