Vitamin D is a known antioxidant Suspected to be effective in fighting a variety of cancers including colon, breast, and prostate.
Vitamin D is is suspected to be effective in fighting numerous diseases including multiple sclerosis, Type 1 diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Vitamin D is essential for absorption of calcium and phosphorus in the body, which helps to maintain bone strength. Without vitamin D you can not absorb calcium. Vitamin D may help prevent several serious diseases, and it keeps your bones strong and healthy. Vitamin D not only prevents the bone-softening disease rickets, but treats it. Adequate vitamin D throughout childhood may also reduce the risk of the bone-thinning disease, osteoporosis.
Vitamin D has been shown to be essential for the body to absorb calcium and phosphorus. Two critical elements for maintaining bone strength, Vitamin D is necessary for them to be utilized by the body. Until now, the most common ways to get enough vitamin D were through exposure to the sun or eating foods high in natural vitamin D such as fish oil or with supplements like in milk. With increased concern over long term exposure to the sun, there is increasing concern over a critical deficiency of vitamin D in infants and adults.
Now Monterey Mushrooms offers a safer and more nutritious alternative. Whenever you buy Monterey’s sliced mushrooms with Vitamin D, you will be assured of getting a minimum of 100% of the Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) as established by the FDA. Mushrooms react to sunlight in the same way as humans and produce a totally natural form of vitamin D. As such they are totally safe and good for you. A single 3 ounce serving will provide at least 100% of the RDI with no fat and no cholesterol.
Vitamin D has been linked to quite a few other health benefits in addition to bone health. Recent research has shown vitamin D to be associated with a healthy heart. Early studies have also shown a possible link between low levels of vitamin D and cancers such as colon, breast, pancreatic, and lung. One article even called vitamin D the “possible nutrient of the decade”. Read more…
Monterey Mushrooms has spent over a year developing its Vitamin D mushroom through a collaborative research program with the USDA. There have also been several publications put out by the USDA as well as jointly with Monterey concerning the development of vitamin D within mushrooms. Read more…
Many studies have also suggested that infants and adolescents need far more Vitamin D than is currently recommended. There has been a lot of discussion at the FDA about increasing the RDI from its current level of 400 up to 1,000 IU’s per day.