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Source of vitamin D - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vitamins
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Answered : 37 Questions
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
please proceed
Doctor :  
how can i help u
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ok
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hi are yu there
User :   yes

User :  
what is the best source of Vitmin D
User :  
vitamin D
Doctor :   best source is Sunlight
Doctor :   exposure to sunlight is the best source'

Doctor :  
for 20 min
User :   whats the ideal time
User :  
?
Doctor :  
it should be before 10. 30
Doctor :  
9- 10
Doctor :  
is the ideal time
User :  
what ?
User :  
but i have read from a very relaible source that its between 10 am to 2 Pm
Doctor :   btw 9- 10 am for 20 30 mins
Doctor :  
20- 30 minsd
User :   why only till 10.30

User :  
why not after that
Doctor :  
The flesh of fish (such as salmon, tuna, and mackerel) and fish liver oils are among the best sources
Doctor :   because after 10.30 the rays that come from sun is more harmful
Doctor :  
they can damage the skin
Doctor :  
as they are more powerful UV-B rays
User :  
more than 340 UVB
Doctor :  
even egg yolks has a moderate qty if vitamin D
Doctor :  
yes its more than that
User :  
only UVA rays are harmful only
Doctor :  
mushrooms are also a good source
User :  
what generates Vit D is UVB rays is itn ot
Doctor :  
cod liver oil has the highest source
Doctor :  
when ultraviolet rays from sunlight strike the skin and trigger vitamin D synthesis
User :  
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User :   could you let me know your opinion
Doctor :   this is an article
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I will have to read it enterely to be able to give you an opinion
Doctor :  
I will not be ableto do that as I have patients waiting in queue
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
thanks
User :   thank you for your time and advise
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