Vitamin D. Not the most popular of vitamins, but as it turns out, you may want to give this one a second look. It may be the missing link between good and bad athletic performance....or for that matter, the difference between good and bad physical performance in general.
The active form of vitamin D is a steroid (actually a secosteroid) in the same way that testosterone is a steroid. It is also a hormone (hormone: Greek, meaning "to set in motion") in the same way that growth hormone is a hormone.
From those evolutionary days gone by, our bodies actually can make "some" of our vitamin D simply by absorbing the suns rays. The best time to get good absorbtion of Vitamin-D is between 11am and 2pm.
So yes, Vitamin D is important. After all, after they strip all the good nutrition from your milk, Vitamin-D is one of the few they put back in......Click here and read more about this very important and often overlooked nutrient
C-ya on South Beach at 11am.
Dr. Narson is a 2-term past president of the Florida Chiropractic Association’s Council on Sports Injuries, Physical Fitness & Rehabilitation and was honored as the recipient of the coveted Chiropractic Sports Physician of the Year Award in 1999-2000. He practices in Miami Beach, Florida at the Miami Beach Family & Sports Chiropractic Center; A Facility for Natural Sports Medicine.