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Vitamin D

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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Between October and early March we don't get any vitamin D from sunlight

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Study finds patients with good vitamin D levels half as likely to die of coronavirus

Independent - 26-Sep-2020

Definitely no harm in taking normal levels of vitamin D supplements - and could save your life

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Public Health England: Best to take vitamin D during COVID-19 lockdown

BBC - 23-Apr-2020

Advices on improving health should be considered especially in times of pandemic

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Using sunscreen doesn't lead to Vitamin D deficiency

Independent - 09-May-2019

Optimal use of sunscreen prevents sunburns, skin cancers without affecting Vitamin D levels

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