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Vitamin D Myths - SUN

  • 10 minutes is enough
  • Same amount of vitamin D generated in each portion of skin
  • No Vitamin D from the winter sun
  • Should limit time in the sun to reduce cancer
    • Nope - low exposure will INCREASE total cancer by 50X
  • Same IU of Vitamin D to everyone from the sun
    • Nope - 4X difference between individuals,
      • without considering additional differences due to skin color, age, obesity, etc.
  • Sunscreen decreases Skin Cancer
    • Nope - and sunscreen often INCREASES Skin cancer by being in sun too long
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