Your body produces vitamin D whenever the sun’s UVB rays land on your skin. So, to boost your vitamin D levels, your best bet is to go out and get some sunlight – instead of just turning to your diet (since most foods don’t naturally have vitamin D).
That also means that if you’re not regularly getting very much sunlight, you could very well be vitamin D deficient (which can lead to a host of possible symptoms, like fatigue, depression, muscle weakness, and more). If so, you aren’t alone: researchers estimate that about 40% of adults in the United States are vitamin D deficient!
With that in mind, here are 6 tips for using sunlight to boost your vitamin D levels.Continue reading