Winter is in full swing in much of the country, and the sun is low on the horizon with shorter days than what we experience in the summer. This is the time of year when your vitamin D level drops into the deficiency zone, increasing immune system failure, and the risk of many chronic health issues, as well as Season Affected Disorder (SAD).
Season Affected Disorder is also referred to as winter depression and is biochemical in nature and created by the lack of sunshine.
The symptoms are depression, hopelessness, anxiety, loss of energy, heavy “leaden” feeling in the arms and legs, social withdrawal, oversleeping, loss of interest in activities you enjoy, weight gain, difficulty concentrating, appetite changes, and increased craving for foods high in carbohydrates.
The National Cancer Institute found that our immune system depends on Vitamin D in which the sun stimulates the production of Vitamin D in the skin. For much of the country, the production of Vitamin D is non-existent from November through February also known as flu season.
When sunlight is rare, some foods can help produce the Vitamin D needed by your body.
Where is Vitamin D found?
Vitamin D can be found in salmon, tuna fish, mackerel, egg yolk, and beef liver.
Salmon is a good source of protein, vitamin D, B vitamins and minerals, including iodine and calcium. Also due to their high content in healthy fat content, salmon are also good sources of omega-3 fatty acids. These highly unsaturated fats must be supplied by our diet since the human body cannot make them.
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