You think that you are doing everything right when it
comes to your new diet to shed those extra pounds and still the scale never
gives you any good news. After all, you are eating only what you are
allowed and yet, you still can’t seem to drop that extra weight. However,
instead of blaming the genes that sabotage or giving up because losing weight
seems hopeless, there is something simple that might help.
You may want to try getting more vitamin D.
According to one study, researchers found women that had low levels of this
vitamin were on an average of 16 pounds heavier than their
counterparts. The reason scientists believe this is possible is
because vitamin D seems to have the ability to decrease the growth of fat cells
or the fat cells themselves become blocked from vitamin D and can’t go
Although this may not be your solution, you might want to
try to get more sunlight. Being outside in the sun for a little as 10
minutes can help and supply you within enough vitamin D for the entire
Don’t think you have to bake in the sun to get that exposure.
Taking a leisurely stroll wearing sunglasses, hat, and sunscreen is a safer way
to soak in that sun without risking your face to any aging rays. Another
suggestion is taking a daily supplement of 1,000 IU of D3.
Of course, there could be other medical issues that are
preventing weight loss. You need to talk to your physician, if all else
fails. Some blood work may be all it takes to find out other causes or if
you’re lacking vitamin D for sure. If this proves to be the case, your
physician can best recommend the proper amount of vitamin D that your body needs.