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Low Vitamin D and Low Fat & Cholesterol

Americans of all ages lack enough vitamin D. Using sunscreen all the time does not allow your skin to make vitamin D from cholesterol. Not drinking whole milk is also a problem. Over sixty years ago, scientists found that if whole milk was irradiated with ultraviolet light, vitamin D was formed in the milk. If the milk was homogenized breaking up fat globules so cream wouldn’t rise to the top, this whole milk was a good source of vitamin D and helped make strong bones. This prevented rickets in children.
Except for lactose intolerant adults, who don’t drink any milk, most adults for the past thirty years are using low-fat milk. Teens and even younger children are given low-fat milk. It’s no wonder they don’t like it unless it’s chocolate milk. Many drink soft drinks instead.
Many adults are afraid of both dietary cholesterol and fat, so they shun healthy sources of cholesterol like egg yolks and organ meats. Cholesterol is necessary for life. It’s a major component of the brain and in cell membranes. It is also the starting molecule for vitamin D. Organ meats are a good source of vitamin K2, which acts with vitamin D to keep calcium in your bones and not deposited as plaque in your blood vessels.
The media, drug companies and food manufacturers have ignored the separate research by Dr. Bantle and Dr. Reisen that shows that both diabetics and normals make excess blood fats and excess LDL-cholesterol from high-fructose corn syrup. Patients are given anti-cholesterol drugs, statins, to reduce excess “bad” cholesterol. Wouldn’t it be better to stay away from soft drinks and foods containing high-fructose corn syrup so you wouldn’t need statins? Organic whole milk could provide some natural vitamin D. If you need more, get vitamin D3 in capsules that contain magnesium as well as calcium.