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Old 05-29-2010, 07:02 PM   #37
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Default Re: Vitamin D FAQ :)

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Originally Posted by peridot View Post
Thanks so much for this thread! I needed this info!


What about sunscreen? I'm AA so it takes me much, much longer in the sun to absorb Vit D than a caucasion person. And from what I understand, or at least I thought I read somewhere that sunscreen hinders Vit D absorption. So I am less stressed about putting sunscreen on me or dd because I figure we need to be able to get Vit D. in our system. She is biracial so lighter skinned than me, and tans really well but I feel like she's probably not gettin enough Vit D either...so why bother using sunscreen?

Thoughts?
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