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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...
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.
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...
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...
50 random thoughts on a sunny Sunday morning

...goes, nothing beats Liquid Plumr Foaming Pipe Snake.22. Direct exposure to sunlight causes the human body to produce vitamin D; it also causes the human body to ingest "vitamin R." By the half-rack.23. Wait, does worrying about being neurotic...
Here comes the sun

...before I explain for the millionth time that you take California and subtract an hour, I mention that everyone up here is Vitamin D deficient. This explains why every little kid around rips off all his/her clothes and runs around naked any time it's...


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