Published on November 4, 2015

November 4, 2015

As we enter the winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, it is important to be aware that over the next several months, the sun will not be a good source for vitamin D. In most of the US and all of Canada, the sun does not get high enough in the sky for us to produce vitamin D between November and February – no matter what time of day. This is our Vitamin D Winter. To learn more about this, I encourage you to listen to our featured video of the week and look over the sunshine calendar.

The Linus Pauling Institute is a treasure trove of information and research on nutrients and healthy living. We are proud to have Dr. Adrian Gombart, who specializes in vitamin D and the immune system, as a member of our International Scientist Panel. This past August, Dr. Gombart gave a presentation, Vitamin D: Bone Up for Winter, in case you didn’t catch it then, or if you are looking for a refresher, now is the perfect time to give it a look/listen.

Any time you want to hear what leading experts in the field of vitamin D have to say, please take a look at the videos section of our web site. You can hear webinar presentations, presentations/talks from various seminars, or interviews with leading scientists from many different research areas (cancer, diabetes, nutrition, etc.). If you have a peer group that is interested in a particular topic, contact us and we can help find you a video for a D*party. Have people over to watch and discuss together. Sometimes having a meeting is the impetus people need to listen, to change. Give it a try!

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