Optimize vit D Level. 25-hydroxyvitamin d in infants and children should be at least 50 nmol/l (20 ng/ml), based on the available evidence. Dr. Dowd, M.D., who has worked extensively with vit d in his clinical practice recommends levels between 50 and 70 nmol/l for optimal health. Http://getrealforkids. Com/resources/real-health/must-have-supplements/2472-why-is-vitamin-d-essential-for-health#.
Yes. Vitamin d has many functions. Low vitamin d can contribute to Insulin resistance, elevate cortisol levels and impact other hormones including thyroid hormone. Vitamin d is important for your immune system and low levels have been linked to cancer and autoimmune disease.