Extend Your Life Now — Part 1

By | February 20, 2012

Healthy life extension is not something that we’re going to “discover” in the future. It is something we have been working towards for a long time and to which we are getting closer every day. Writing at PJ Media, Patrick Cox explains a major shift in thinking which has occurred in the past few years concerning the importance of Vitamin D, driven primarily by the work of Dr. Michael Holick, a professor of medicine, physiology and biophysics at the Boston University School of Medicine:

Optimal vitamin D serum blood levels, attained through sunlight or supplementation, dramatically reduce the risk of many diseases other than bone maladies. Many of the most serious are ameliorated by an astonishing 50 to 85 percent. These diseases include cancers, from breast and colon to deadly melanoma skin cancers.

The big killers and most expensive diseases respond similarly to adequate D. I’m talking about hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and stroke. So do type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes (to a lesser extent), rheumatoid arthritis, peripheral vascular disease, multiple sclerosis, dementia, autoimmune diseases, and apparently even viral diseases such as H1N1 and AIDS.

Want to live longer? Cut your chances of suffering from the afflictions listed above (and many others.) Make sure you’re getting enough Vitmain D.

Simple.

And if you’re really serious about getting started with life extensions, don’t miss Christine Peterson’s Personalized Life Extension Conference. Here’s our recent interview with Christine for those who missed it.

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  • gringojay

    Blood test for 25 Hydroxy to see ng/mL of vitamin D is way to know what supplementing with D3 brings an individual’s level to. One dose does not fit all & gut absorption is maximal with some oil. I take 6 – 7,000 IU daily to hover below 60 ng/mL 25 Hydroxy.

  • JorgXMcKie

    I take 2000 IU/day plus what I get in a multi-vitamin [about 400 IU I think] and that’s kept me comfortably right around 60ng/ml for the past 3 years. It really does depend on individual variances I think.