Health Scan: Vitamin D for ICU

13.05.2012                      21.Ijar. 5772                    Tag 36 des Omer

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Health Scan: Vitamin D for ICU

Only 10 or 15 minutes of sun exposure daily are enough to produce vitamin D in the skin.

Although Israel is a very sunny country, many residents of all ages suffer from vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency because they cover themselves up – to reduce the risk of skin cancer or for religious reasons – and because children spend more time in front of the computer and TV than playing outdoors.
Only 10 or 15 minutes of sun exposure daily are enough to produce vitamin D in the skin, or one can take inexpensive oral vitamin supplements….