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Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Fatty fish is best: There's a possible role of vitamin D against cancer, heart disease, fractures & cognitive functioning. The flesh of fatty fish such as salmon, tun ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
15 minutes 3x/wk: Adequate vitamin d can be produced by sunshine exposure 3 times a week for 15 minutes each time wearing a bathing suit and without sunscreen.
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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vitamin D synthesis: is best in US in spring/summer. Even then wear as little as possible and be in sun for about 15-20 minutes daily. Get your Vitamin D3 level checked ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
It varies: This depends on your latitude, time of year, your skin pigmentation & how much skin is exposed. It D helps us absorb calcium but many get enough c ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Supplements are best: Though sun exposure will potentially help the body create vitamin D, the newest research suggests that sunlight is inadequate for vitamin D synthesis ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Mid-day: The sun has to be fairly high in the sky, at least 50 degrees above the horizon, for UVB rays that are needed to produce Vit D to reach the ground, so ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamin D: The infant formulas in our country are fortified with Vitamin D. If you're feeding your baby less than 32 ounces a day of vitamin D-fortified formula, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
I recommend...: For those with little sun exposure: at least 2000 iu of vitamin d3 and up to 5000 of d3 if your levels are low!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sun exposure & Vit D: A 2007 study in hawaii showed that sun exposure may not be sufficient to keep vit d levels high in some persons due to a variable response to uv light ... Read More
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Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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