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Alaskans' vitamin D production slows with the season

...effects of long dark winters on the vitamin D and calcium levels of Fairbanks residents...obvious vitamin to study in Alaska is vitamin D, because of the low light in winter...diets, she charted their levels of vitamin D, which our skin magically produces...
Got Vitamin D?

...what is needs in order to produce vitamin D. This wasn't always an issue...isn't our only natural supplier of vitamin D. Nature's design is such that...the year, there is an abundance of vitamin D all around. Fish contain high amounts...
Juneauites probably deficient in vitamin D

...project that involved measuring the vitamin D levels of 12 JDHS students. Shockingly, 11 of 12 students had low vitamin D levels. These students were otherwise...further north tend to be deficient in vitamin D. In our office, the vast majority...
'Sunshine vitamin' often hard to come by in Juneau

All you need to make the Vitamin D you need: Sunshine on bare skin...about the accumulating evidence of Vitamin D's importance. And the cure-all. "If we all take Vitamin D, will we not have breast cancer...
Photo: Discussing women's health

...bikinis to illustrate the point about sun exposure and Vitamin D on Saturday at the 2008 Women's Health Forum. Emerson's topic was "Vitamin D: What's in it for your health." The forum featured...
You'll love a ... Yelapa!

...splotchy, peeling mess by our last day, but happy. Perhaps the extra risk heightened our sense of joy. Perhaps it was a vitamin D high; a melatonin euphoria. But for a brief moment on our last day, we considered ditching all our Juneau obligations...
Slack Tide: Alaska vs. Lower 48

...different since relocating to the 49th state - according to recent bloodwork, I'm not even vitamin D-deficient, although I do suffer from vitamin D deficiency-deficiency - you can't fight the inevitable (the best you can do is ignore it...
Photo: Vitamin D? Yes, please

Stephanie Clayton and Pablo Aranda, of Salt Lake City, enjoy Wednesday's sunny weather while waiting for a plane to Skagway at the Juneau International Airport.
Empire Editorial: Hey Juneau, get your daily dose of 'D' the dumps. Instead, take that vitamin D. Jane Roodenburg, a family nurse...research is connecting a deficiency in vitamin D, a fat soluble vitamin that works...Roodenburg said. Of course, vitamin D is naturally found in certain foods...
Slack Tide: You know you live in Juneau when...

...Baiter."You brush your teeth with Devil's Club.You can, and do, check two items of luggage for free.You're so vitamin D deficient you've contemplated mainlining fish oil. You know you've got a very real chance of dying if you fall in...


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