Our bones often become less dense as we age, which can lead to osteoporosis and potentially to fractures, should bone loss continue. Women who are past menopause are at greatest risk for osteoporosis, statistically, but thinning bones can affect anybody. A loss in bone density can also start earlier in life, so it’s good to…
Our skin can turn 7-dehydrocholesterol into vitamin D with just a little help from sunshine. With the winter pall setting in, you’re probably not getting much sun, but no biggie – you can also get vitamin D from your food. You may be wondering though – how much sunshine is enough?