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by 10994 · about 16 hours ago

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)

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Matt_11 0 · February 01, 2014 at 12:50 AM

Invention studies using high dose vitamin K2 show about half of what you're describing with simply sunlight. I know I've also seen a study (I don't collect nutrition studies like I collect research for my work!) that showed a significant gap... (more)

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by 1536 · about 16 hours ago

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)

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ben61820 0 · June 20, 2011 at 12:05 PM

Oh i am an avowed sundog. Even before paleo, from years of WAP schooling, i knew the sun was good and that, converse to conventional wisdom, a tan is the best protection from burning. Nothing other than a good workout or sex makes me feel as good... (more)

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by 2261 · about 17 hours ago

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)

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GroksAttorney 0 · August 10, 2011 at 3:27 PM

I am not sure if this is an old post, but I was browsing the forums and, as someone who has been through cancer recently, I thought I should jump in. This is my first post on the forum. I had a very aggressive and rare type of ovarian cancer... (more)

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by 110 · October 24, 2014 at 3:46 AM

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)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · January 01, 2012 at 10:23 PM

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)

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by 53 · October 23, 2014 at 4:26 AM

is that enough time to have my Vitamin D levels drop?

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raydawg 0 · July 23, 2014 at 9:39 AM

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.

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