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Category: Vitamins

Starving for Sunlight – Vitamin D3 – Dr. Ryan Menard

Vitamin D3 may be the most talked-about vitamin of the decade. Low blood levels of vitamin D have been associated with asthma, cancer, depression, heart disease, diabetes and even weight gain. The U.T. Health Science Center’s Dr. Ryan Menard talks about vitamin D in this post to HealthConnection.tv.

How important is vitamin D to our health? (first question)

How serious is a vitamin D deficiency? (skip to 1:30)

Why have we heard so much about vitamin D in the news lately? (skip to 3:00)

What are the symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency? (skip to 3:38)

Should I be taking vitamin D supplements and are they safe? (skip to 4:48)

How much vitamin D should I take? (skip to 5:20)

Is it possible to take too much vitamin D? (skip to 6:17)

What other ways can I increase my vitamin D? (skip to 6:49)

Can vitamin D help with weight loss? (skip to 8:15)

The Sun & Vitamin D – Sally Brown, N.P.

If your body is deficient in Vitamin D, all sorts of health problems can crop up. But in order to fully synthesize Vitamin D, your body needs some time outdoors in the sun. Nurse Practitioner Sally Brown from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler discusses the relationship between Vitamin D and the sun in this edition of HealthConnection.TV.

How much sun is too much? (first question)

What kind of sunscreens are best? (skip to 0:53)

Is it possible to get too little sun? (skip to 1:23)

What is the connection between Vitamin D and sun exposure? (skip to 2:04)

Do sunscreens inhibit Vitamin D absorbtion? (skip to 2:48)

What foods contain Vitamin D? (skip to 3:29)

Should we be taking a Vitamin D supplement and if so, how much? (skip to 3:48)

Can not getting enough sun exposure lead to long-term health problems? (skip to 4:33)

Taking all of these issues into consideration, what is your best advice with respect to Vitamin D? (skip to 5:16)

 

 

The Sun & Vitamin D – Sally Brown, N.P.

If your body is deficient in Vitamin D, all sorts of health problems can crop up. But in order to fully synthesize Vitamin D, your body needs some time outdoors in the sun. Nurse Practitioner Sally Brown from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler discusses the relationship between Vitamin D and the sun in this edition of HealthConnection.TV.

How much sun is too much? (first question)

What kind of sunscreens are best? (skip to 0:53)

Is it possible to get too little sun? (skip to 1:23)

What is the connection between Vitamin D and sun exposure? (skip to 2:04)

Do sunscreens inhibit Vitamin D absorbtion? (skip to 2:48)

What foods contain Vitamin D? (skip to 3:29)

Should we be taking a Vitamin D supplement and if so, how much? (skip to 3:48)

Can not getting enough sun exposure lead to long-term health problems? (skip to 4:33)

Taking all of these issues into consideration, what is your best advice with respect to Vitamin D? (skip to 5:16)