Since March 2020 most of the world has been in a more or less strict lockdown, in hopes to limit the spread of COVID-19. While the quarantine has reduced our chances of falling from the virus, it may have influenced some new, less noticeable, but still highly dangerous threats related to our immune system. For weeks now people all over the world haven’t been leaving their houses except for emergencies and that has been affecting our health, whether we have already noticed the impact or no.

While there’s no definitive answer on what link is there between Coronavirus and Vitamin…

Vitamin D is a hormone that is naturally synthesized by your body when your skin is exposed to direct sunlight. However, in spite of it being so easy (and totally free) to obtain naturally, over 1 billion people worldwide have deficiency, which leads to severe health issues.

Are you thinking about quickly leaving the room and going out to get some sun baths right now? Don’t hurry, hold on for several more minutes and learn how to make sure you don’t put yourself under the risk of getting “too much” or getting a skin irritation! …

Some things about Vitamin D are pretty straight-forward — vitamin D is a vitamin that is naturally synthesized when skin is exposed to direct sunlight and it is very important for children’s development, affects the bones, teeth, general mood, immune system, and more.

However, there are still some myths about how Vitamin D is synthesised and taken by the organism, and we are going to bust a couple of them today!

Myth 1: If you live in a sunny climate, you get enough vitamin D.

The truth is, within the last several decades people spend less time outdoors. We travel in air conditioned cars with closed windows, malls feature everything you can possibly need…

Each year more health-conscious parents want to ensure their infants and older children are getting as much natural vitamin D as possible, without worrying about sunburn, skin irritations, or worse things like skin cancer.

But what is the GOOD quantity of sunlight, that won’t harm your child? That’s one of the complex questions, and there is no one answer. Depending on your location, time of the day, weather and cloudiness, as well as factors like child’s age, height, skin type and clothing at the moment, children get varying levels of IU. Let’s consider some of the factors:


The most…

About Vitamin D

Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin”, is the hormone that is naturally developed by skin when exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet radiation (UV), and is the only vitamin that is produced by your body itself.

It is one of the important nutrients our body needs for growth and development, as it helps the organism absorb calcium, as well as plays a role in muscle function and the immune system.

For children it means proper bone development and a strong immune system, while the deficiency of vitamin D results in complications such as rickets, weak immune…

SunDay — Vitamin D Tracker

SunDay is the go-to app for measuring the time you need to stay in the sun to get the daily norm of Vitamin D, which is so vital to health.

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