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Vitamin D: Are you getting enough of the sunshine vitamin? Symptoms of a deficiency

Vitamin D: Are you getting enough of the sunshine vitamin? Symptoms of a deficiency 1

It’a not known exactly how much time is needed in the sun to make enough vitamin D to meet the body’s requirements.

The NHS explains: “This is because there are a number of factors that an affect how vitamin D is made, such as your skin colour or how much skin you have exposed.

“But you should be careful not to burn in the sun, so take care to cover up or protect your skin with sunscreen before your skin starts to turn red or burn.”

Police guidelines for UK lockdown allow people to go outside for exercise, so it may be worth considering doing this during daylight hours to up your vitamin D levels.

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