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  • Get Ready for Your Vitamin D Winter

    October 23, 2011

    Winter is just around the corner so now is a good time to have your vitamin D level checked (via a blood test) if you haven’t done so recently. A healthy individual can typically store around a three month supply of vitamin D in their tissues so most will lose a substantial amount of stored vitamin D as they hibernate indoors over the winter and the UVB rays which provide vitamin D are low to non-existent in many areas. The time of day, season, altitude, latitude, and many other factors all determine the amount of UVB that reaches your skin. For many, supplementation may be a good idea to either raise levels back up to normal, or keep them from depleting over a long winter. (more…)