Get Clear on Vitamin D & Sunlight Exposure

Vitamin D is one of the few essential nutrients needed by the body that isn’t naturally present in many foods.  Our main source of vitamin D is sunlight – bare skin produces vitamin D in response to the sun’s ultraviolet B (UVB) rays.  Our stone age ancestors, with days spent outdoors, sparsely clothed would have benefitted from hours of vitamin D production – today however the story is very different.  Most people work indoors, kids play inside and the UK climate means that most are well covered up when outside. 

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