One of the few vitamins we need to take as a supplement.In July 2016, Public Health England issued new advice that everyone aged four and over needs an average daily intake of 10 micrograms of vitamin D. Professor Hilary Powers: can store enough vitamin D produced by sunlight during the summer months to last through-out the year
TBC - where/how stored?
Darker skin means less vitamin D generation for the same latitude. *TBC
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NHS vitamins and minerals information
Between October and early March we don't get any vitamin D from sunlight
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