Is sunshine and what would likely amount to UVB exposure the best way to build bone mass? If not, and if there are more sensible/effective ways to increase Bone Mass or Bone Mineral Content or Bone Mineral Density through diet/exercise/other... (more)
Anyone else starting to become a sun addict after paleo? Before I left the US, I was on vitamin D supplements for a deficiency. I never went outside much because I couldn't stand the heat, and where I had lived usually had a lot of overcast. ... (more)
My worse nightmare came true. One of my best friends just got a cancer diagnosis. She is a perfect example of the Standard American Diet, but even more unhealthy. She has Inflammatory Breast Cancer. This is considered the "worst" type to get... (more)
Hi, I'm wondering: from a Vitamin-D production point of view, is it the same to : be exposed for 10 total minutes be exposed 10 times for one minute each with some period of non-exposure in between Thanks (more)
It depends. Are we talking near the equator? Or New York in January? At some point, the body maxes out on how much D3 can be synthesized, so if you were hitting the limit, then spreading out your exposure to the sun would be helpful. But if you... (more)
Yes, it depends on your body's need for Vitamin D... Although we do store some fat soluable vitamins in out fat stores, we can only get to them if we're releasing the fat, such as in the winter.