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CHOLESTEROL IN SHARON'S WORDS

Can You Get Vitamin D From Your Computer Or T.V.?

If radiation from the sun combines with cholesterol from the skin to form vitamin D, then why wouldn’t radiation from my computer when hitting my skin combine with the cholesterol in my skin to form vitamin D? Could I be sun-bathing while working at my computer? Multi-tasking, I like it. But where’s my tan? I […]

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DR. BARNARD VIDEO

Supplements You Need

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FROM THE NET

Do you take calcium and vitamin D to protect your bones? A new study says it doesn’t help – 

Karen Kaplan If taking more vitamin and mineral supplements is part of your plan for a healthier new year, a new study may prompt you to reconsider. Researchers who scoured the medical literature for evidence that calcium and vitamin D pills could help prevent bone fractures came up empty. Their analysis focused on adults older than age 50 who […]

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FROM THE NET

How much fat do I need to absorb vitamin D?

How much fat do I need to absorb vitamin D? Fat soluble vitamins 101: ● There are four fat-soluble vitamins that humans need: vitamins A, D, E, and K. All the other vitamins are water-soluble. ● Fat solubility affects two primary things: how well the vitamin is absorbed with fat-containing meals, and how long it’s stored in your body. […]