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Vitamin D is frequently referred to as the sunshine vitamin, as it is manufactured by human skin exposed to the sun. For this to take place we need sufficient levels of cholesterol in the body. Vitamin D3 is the form our bodies produce naturally.

Vitamin D — how to top up on sunshine this winter

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Widely known as the sunshine vitamin, there is a reason vitamin D is so easy for our bodies to synthesise in the summer months — we need it for a huge variety of functions. Yet, chances are that you are low in it, since it is estimated around one billion people worldwide are deficient or have insufficient levels. So what is vitamin D? Interestingly, it is not simply a fat soluble vitamin that is produced endogenously when UV rays reach our skin at the correct angle, it is actually also a hormone. Its various forms have a range of names; including calcitriol, ergocalciferol, calcidiol, and cholecalciferol.

Irish Cancer Society urges general public to follow SunSmart code as summer temperatures rise

With temperatures in Ireland set to peak at 27 degrees during this week, the Irish Cancer Society is urging the general public to take measures to protect their skin and follow the SunSmart code.

Stay healthy this winter

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Arguably one of the least favourite months of the year, (maybe the best if you are an avid rugby fan), November is known for its dreadful weather; from bucket loads of rain to freezing temperatures, the days are dark and gloomy and people are less likely to go out and socialise; preferring to stay inside for warmth.

Irish Cancer Society urges the public to be SunSmart as temperatures rise

With temperatures in Ireland set to reach as high as 29 degrees over this week, the Irish Cancer Society is urging the public to take measures to protect their skin and follow the SunSmart code.

Vitamin D - The sunshine vitamin

Vitamin D is frequently referred to as The Sunshine Vitamin, as it is manufactured by human skin exposed to the sun.

The sunshine vitamin D

Vitamin D is frequently referred to as the 'sunshine vitamin', as it is manufactured by human skin exposed to the sun. For this to take place we need sufficient levels of cholesterol in the body. Vitamin D3 is the form our bodies produce naturally.

Have a healthy and happy holiday with help from Totalhealth Pharmacies

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The summer holidays are now and happening and whether staying at home, or travelling abroad, professional advice from totalhealth pharmacies can make things easier.

Irish Cancer Society calls on all outdoor workers in Mayo to be SunSmart this summer

The Irish Cancer Society has said that almost one in four (23 per cent) of skin cancer deaths in Ireland are from the construction, outdoor, and farming industry. As it launches its annual SunSmart campaign, the society said that farmers and construction workers in the Mayo area need to be extra vigilant during the summer months.

How to get more Vitamin D into your children

ingredient for bone and teeth health and development in children (and adults), alongside calcium, protein and a good exercise routine. It also helps your immune system, and can help balance hormones.

 

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