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Obtain Vitamin D Safely Through Diet and Vitamin Supplements, Not with Unprotected Sun Exposure

August 02, 2021

Vitamin D is essential for strong bones and a healthy immune system. While a limited amount of the vitamin can be obtained from exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation, the suggestion that the best way to obtain vitamin D is through sun exposure is both misleading and dangerous.