Will You {Vitamin D} My Sunshine? 
  Contrary to popular belief, the sun – in moderation – is not inherently bad for you.   Here I come, Rockaways!  The truth is that sun exposure is what helps our skin make vitamin D. As little as 5 to 30 minutes of sun exposure to the face, arms, legs or back without sunscreen between the hours of 10am and 3pm twice a week is usually enough to prevent deficiencies. A quick tip is to estimate the amount of time it takes for your skin to get mildly pink. This is the equivalent of 10,000-25,000 IU of vitamin D. 
  NOTE: Using as little as SPF-8 blocks your skin’s ability to make vitamin D by 90%.  
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Will You {Vitamin D} My Sunshine?

Contrary to popular belief, the sun – in moderation – is not inherently bad for you. Here I come, Rockaways! The truth is that sun exposure is what helps our skin make vitamin D. As little as 5 to 30 minutes of sun exposure to the face, arms, legs or back without sunscreen between the hours of 10am and 3pm twice a week is usually enough to prevent deficiencies. A quick tip is to estimate the amount of time it takes for your skin to get mildly pink. This is the equivalent of 10,000-25,000 IU of vitamin D.

NOTE: Using as little as SPF-8 blocks your skin’s ability to make vitamin D by 90%.

Continue reading at NYHRC Tumblr..