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Harnessing the Sun: The Importance of Vitamin D

8 Secrets for Vibrant Aging

In our modern indoor lives and in colder climates, many people suffer from vitamin D deficiency. Scientists now know that vitamin D does more for our body than just aiding in calcium absorption; it may also prevent certain cancers, and supports a healthy immune system. Dr. Carrie Demers explains the substantial benefits of taking vitamin D, how it helps in the aging process, and the best practices for getting the right amounts of this vital nutrient.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 5 mins

About the Teacher

Carrie Demers, MD

Board-certified in both internal medicine and integrative medicine, Carrie Demers, MD, is a holistic physician who blends modern medicine with traditional approaches to health. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Demers went on to study massage, homeopathy, nutrition, herbal medicine, yoga, and ayurveda. She has been the medical director of the Himalayan Institute PureRejuv Wellness Center (formerly Total Health Center) for the last 20 years. Widely recognized for her expertise, Dr. Demers has been interviewed by numerous magazines and newspapers, and lectures nationally on holistic health and ayurveda. She is a frequent contributor to yogainternational.com and the Himalayan Institute online Wisdom Library.

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