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Old 11-16-2011, 06:31 PM
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I think I will start taking vitamin D again. I read where vitamin C wasn't good for us as it could cause colon problems, so I stopped taking that to. I can't recall why I stopped taking the D. But every now and again other doctors reports say the complete difference... Making me

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I think those of us who spend some time outside each day probably get enough vitamin D (you get it from sunlight).
In case that's not enough, a lot of milk is fortified with it.
I distrust vitamin/mineral supplements in general; I don't think they're good for you, especially the ones that aren't water-soluble. I think they might cause cancer in the long run.
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I think those of us who spend some time outside each day probably get enough vitamin D (you get it from sunlight).
In case that's not enough, a lot of milk is fortified with it.
I distrust vitamin/mineral supplements in general; I don't think they're good for you, especially the ones that aren't water-soluble. I think they might cause cancer in the long run.
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All I take require a glass of water. And the little pink pill for water retention the my doctor at the VA has given me, says not to get to much sun lite.

As vitamins/supplements go I just take 2, 1,000 tabs of Milk Thistle and one asprin a day.
The others are what the VA says I need to take for my blood pressure and gas plus the pain killer and sleeping pills which work except at times when I get Nam-mares, but then after a short while after washing up I can get back to sleep as they make me woosy and would make other drop and sleep half a day.
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so this one should be added to my list of supplements, I wish they'd set out a list of foods that is rich in Vitamin D though.
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Last year my doc put me on uber mega Vitamin D supplements because my vitamin d levels were dangerously low. She told me it was a precursor to heart disease and I needed to take care of it asap, especially considering my younger sis had a heart attack at the age of 34.

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so this one should be added to my list of supplements, I wish they'd set out a list of foods that is rich in Vitamin D though.
Cod liver oil
Salmon (sockeye)
Mackerel
Tuna fish
Liver, beef
Sardines
Egg, 1 large (vitamin D is found in yolk)
Shiitake mushrooms
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I'm having to get mine through fish now. Can't spend time outside really.
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I'm having to get mine through fish now. Can't spend time outside really.
You're gonna need to move to Seattle...They still don't know what the sun looks like...
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You're gonna need to move to Seattle...They still don't know what the sun looks like...
True, but they still get UV radiation. And shockingly, many deaths from Melanoma occur in these areas because they don't think about it because they don't see the sun.
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True, but they still get UV radiation. And shockingly, many deaths from Melanoma occur in these areas because they don't think about it because they don't see the sun.
OK...then off to the Arctic you go...
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You're gonna need to move to Seattle...They still don't know what the sun looks like...
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True, but they still get UV radiation. And shockingly, many deaths from Melanoma occur in these areas because they don't think about it because they don't see the sun.
Yup. And actually the rays that you get on a cloudy day are the worst of the sun's rays. Think about it. Only the strongest would be able to get through the cloud cover. So what you end up with is concentrated, strong UV rays. People don't wear sunscreen on cloudy days because they think they don't need to, because you're not as likely to burn. That may be true, but you still get ****loads of really bad, really strong, and damaging UV rays.

At least that's what my dermatologist told me once.
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