Vitamin D

How much sunlight do you need in order to produce enough Vitamin D?

16 June 2021 In a simulation of ultraviolet (UV) light, researchers calculated the amount of vitamin D produced when exposing your skin to the sun under various conditions of UV radiation. More precisely, they determined the ultraviolet (UV) B (UVB) irradiance and the exposure time needed to achieve effective serum vitamin D3 doses at various …

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Can you still be Vitamin D deficient despite living in a place with plenty of sun all year?

10 June 2021 Research over the past 2 decades have shown that Vitamin D deficiency is pandemic [1–3]. Nearly every country in the world has a large majority of their population with a low Vitamin D status, and which is moreover often times deficient. Deficiency means that the circulating 25(OH)D blood level is below 20 …

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