Are low levels of Vit D causing you weight loss resistance?

2021-03-18T21:02:48+00:00Health|

42% of Americans are Vitamin D deficient, creating an increased risk of impaired immunity, fatigue, depression, and muscle pain.  But not just that---did you know that low Vitamin D is also correlated to weight gain, increased fat storage, hunger cravings and high blood sugar? This is because Vitamin D influences the hormones insulin and leptin. Insulin signals your body when to store fat while leptin tells your body to burn fat.  Two studies, done in 1980 and 2019 found that low Vitamin D levels were connected to insulin and leptin resistance. When Vitamin D levels were low, insulin and leptin hormones would become less sensitive or functional, with weaker signals being sent from the brain telling the body to