Vitamin D: A Weapon Against COVID-19?
Right now, the entire world is talking about COVID-19. How contagious it is, how it’s been ripping across the planet for months, and, more recently, the vaccine. But what a lot of people don’t know is the key role that vitamin D plays in strengthening the body against this harmful virus.
Studies show that most everyone who tests positive for COVID is nearly depleted of vitamin D. Due to the stay-at-home orders in place in many states, this would only make sense. Our main source of vitamin D is the sun, and if it’s being recommended to stay indoors to stop the spread, we’re not getting as much vitamin D as we would (or should) be on a normal day.
The sun helps the human body convert vitamin D to strengthen the immune system. With a strong immune system, comes better sleep. And when you experience deep, restful sleep, your immune system heals itself. It’s a cycle that, when interrupted, can be very detrimental to one’s bodily wellness.
Many of us are staying at home right now, as we should be. Meaning we’re either vitamin D deficient because of the lack of sunlight or because we’re using up all of our vitamin D to fight the virus. Because of this deficiency, it’s beyond necessary to get vitamin D back into our systems - and that’s possible through Protekt’s performance supplements. Incorporating our Resilient supplement into your day, a tincture that includes Vitamin B12, D3, and K2, you’re not only boosting your immune system in preparation to fight the virus, but strengthening your body if, unfortunately, you are currently suffering from COVID.
And though COVID is the main focal point right now, seeing as it’s a worldwide virus and many more are likely to contract it sooner or later, this pandemic won’t last forever. Other viruses and infections will still be around, though, and by having a healthy amount of vitamin D in your system, your body has the power to fight off more common things like the flu, seasonal colds, and stomach viruses.
To assist with the work that vitamin D does, it’s also imperative to get adequate rest and to stay hydrated - all the time, but especially during a pandemic. It’s been proven that being hydrated alleviates certain aches and pains in the body, assists in clearing out the digestive system, and helps you fall asleep. When your body experiences deep sleep during the REM cycle, it burns calories and heals itself. So, all night, your body is hard at work. If you deprive it of that essential time, you’re depriving yourself of optimal health.
Your body is your temple, and it’s the only one you’ll ever get. In order to stay fit and healthy, it’s important to supply it with everything it needs to function as efficiently and powerfully as possible - and in 2020, the key player in optimal health is most definitely vitamin D.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Protekt products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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