Why is Vitamin D called the “sunshine vitamin”?

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Why is Vitamin D called the “sunshine vitamin”?

Ažurirano 3. 12. 2020.
Updated December 3, 2020
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Sensible sun exposure of bare skin for 5–10 minutes, 2–3 times per week, allows most people to produce sufficient vitamin D. However, vitamin D breaks down quite quickly, meaning that storage can run low, especially in winter or under conditions that limit your exposure to the sun.

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1. The effects of vitamin D deficiency in athletes.  The American journal of sports medicine, 2013. Dostupno na https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23371942

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