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Sun, vitamin D, and you | Health and Wellness


Last updated 5/18/2022 at 11:53am

If you are like me, you are lamenting the lack of sun and warmth this spring in the Pacific Northwest. I feel as if the sun comes out with its shining rays and warmth to tease me a bit.

Just as the clouds cover up the sun, they also cover up my motivation and some of my light mood. I am longing for the natural vitamin D the sun provides.

Here in the Pacific Northwest during fall and winter ,the sun is not high enough in the sky for the benefits of its UVB rays to reach our skin and produce vitamin D. Unfortunately, research has shown that a lack of vitamin D can be linked to a number of s...

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