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Muscle aches and fatigue could be a sign you’re not absorbing enough vitamin D

Those who have trouble absorbing vitamin D are at risk for bone fractures, osteoporosis, and more. Having Crohn’s or kidney disease and taking certain medications may inhibit vitamin D absorption. If you have trouble absorbing vitamin D, try a supplement with fatty and/or magnesium-rich foods. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library […]
Muscle aches and fatigue could be a sign you’re not absorbing enough vitamin D
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4 health benefits of sunlight and how much you should get each day

Small doses of sun exposure can provide health benefits, such as boosting mood and increasing vitamin D production. For most people, 10 to 15 minutes of sun exposure a day is enough to receive these health benefits. To prevent sun damage and minimise health risks, you should wear broad spectrum […]
4 health benefits of sunlight and how much you should get each day
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Vitamin D may be a good defence against the coronavirus, according to several new reports. Here’s what you need to know.

Three UK organisations have released new reports advising people to get enough vitamin D, either through sunlight or supplements, as a precaution against the novel coronavirus. Several previous studies have linked vitamin D deficiency to higher risk of severe coronavirus infection. However, there’s not yet sufficient evidence to fully understand […]
Vitamin D may be a good defence against the coronavirus, according to several new reports. Here’s what you need to know.
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The science-backed benefits of vitamin D and how to get enough of it

The benefits of vitamin D include helping the body absorb calcium and phosphorous to maintain healthy bones and a strong immune system. Low vitamin D levels have been associated with a greater risk of depression, cancer, and COVID-19. Sunlight, food, and supplements are the three main ways you can get […]
The science-backed benefits of vitamin D and how to get enough of it