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Vitamin D & Sunlight

Does keeping your skin covered with a high SPF or with clothing (or if you have darkly pigmented skin of color) prevent receiving “enough” light to produce the Vitamin D your body needs? That is a common question I receive these days and there is a lot of misinformation about this subject.  While there is debate about what is the optimal level of Vitamin D (recall that some guidelines recommend levels to prevent disease rather than levels needed to produce … Continue Reading

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