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Getting Enough of the Sunshine Vitamin:Causes and Treatments for Vitamin D Deficiency

Aug 27 2015 sun vitamin D

Vitamin D is sometimes called the “sunshine vitamin.” Through an amazing and complicated process, your body converts sunlight into the vitamin that helps keep your bones strong and helps protect you from metabolic disorders, cancer, cardiovascular disease, infections and autoimmune diseases. Two other main sources of Vitamin D are the foods you eat and taking the vitamin as a supplement. Causes of Vitamin D Deficiency Lack of sunlight Sunlight is a double-edge sword. UVA rays from the sun interact with cholesterol on the skin to begin the process of creating the Vitamin D a body needs. But UV rays also...

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