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Vitamin D Facts

By Dr K K Aggarwal
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• Calcium has an indispensable assistant in building bones: vitamin D.

• Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium.

• Increasing vitamin D can help prevent osteoporosis.

• A small amount of sun exposure can help the body manufacture its own vitamin D.

• Five to 30 minutes of sunlight between 10 am and 3 pm twice a week to your face, arms, legs, or back without sunscreen will enable you to make enough of the vitamin

• People with fair skin that burns easily should protect themselves from skin cancer by limiting sun exposure to 10 minutes or less.

• Food and sun exposure should suffice, but if not, get 2,000 IU of vitamin D daily from a supplement.

Vitamin D Facts

By Dr K K Aggarwal
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Vitamin D is an indispensable assistant to calcium in building bone.

• Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium.

• Vitamin D can help prevent osteoporosis.

• A small amount of sun exposure can help the body manufacture its own vitamin D.

• Five to 30 minutes of sunlight between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. twice a week to your face, arms, legs, or back without sunscreen will enable you to make adequate vitamin D.

• People with fair skin that burns easily should protect themselves from skin cancer by limiting sun exposure to 10 minutes or less.

• Food and sun exposure should suffice, but if not, get 2,000 IU of vitamin D daily from a supplement.

Vitamin D Facts

By Dr K K Aggarwal
Filed Under Wellness | Tagged With: , | | Comments Off on Vitamin D Facts

  • Calcium has an indispensable assistant in building bones: vitamin D.
  • Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium.
  • Increasing vitamin D can help prevent osteoporosis.
  • A small amount of sun exposure can help the body manufacture its own vitamin D.
  • Five to 30 minutes of sunlight between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. twice a week to your face, arms, legs, or back without sunscreen will enable you to make enough of the vitamin
  • People with fair skin that burns easily should protect themselves from skin cancer by limiting sun exposure to 10 minutes or less.
  • Food and sun exposure should suffice, but if not, get 2,000 IU of vitamin D daily from a supplement.

Vitamin D Facts

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1. In building bone, calcium has an indispensable assistant: vitamin D.

2. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium.

3. Increasing vitamin D can help prevent osteoporosis.

4. A small amount of sun exposure can help the body manufacture its own vitamin D

5. Five to 30 minutes of sunlight between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. twice a week to your face, arms, legs, or back without sunscreen will enable you to make enough of the vitamin.

6. People with fair skin that burns easily should protect themselves from skin cancer by limiting sun exposure to 10 minutes or less.

7. Food and sun exposure should suffice, but if not, get 2,000 IU of vitamin D daily from a supplement.