Due to the safety of vitamin D supplementation, along with its proven impact on reproductive health among both men and women, the Vitamin D Council recommends supplementing with 5,000-10,000 IU (125- 250 mcg) vitamin D3 per day in order to maintain optimal vitamin D status (40-60 ng/ml; 100-150 nmol/l).
Vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent among Moroccan women due to clothes and lack of sun
Furthermore, there is evidence that vitamin D supplements, if given in physiological doses, has a remarkable treatment effect on acne. The first (and highest quality) study published on this was in 1938 by Dr. Maynard; you can access the entire paper here:
Depression is a highly prevalent form of mental illness, and affects approximately 350 million individuals worldwide. Those who experience depression are commonly overwhelmed by feelings of negativity, sadness or disinterest in activities once enjoyed. Changes in appetite and sleeping patterns, fatigue, difficulty concentrating and feelings of worthlessness are all common symptoms of depression.
There are many factors that may contribute to the onset of depression, including genetic predisposition, stressful or traumatic life events, chronic pain or illness and the use of some medications. Additionally, depression is much more common among young adults, women and the elderly.
Recently, a study published by the journal Environmental Research found that increased UVB exposure was associated with a reduced risk of developing Parkinson’s disease among individuals under the age of 70 years.