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What causes low vitamin d levels apart from a lack of sunlight?

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Dr. Vance Harris
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In brief: Vitamin D

Usually this is genetically related.
Theoretically sunshine will increase vitamin d levels but a study in hawaii showed that 50% of people with 20 hours of sunshine a week still had low vitamin d levels. You can supplement with over-the-counter vitamin d safely.

In brief: Vitamin D

Usually this is genetically related.
Theoretically sunshine will increase vitamin d levels but a study in hawaii showed that 50% of people with 20 hours of sunshine a week still had low vitamin d levels. You can supplement with over-the-counter vitamin d safely.
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