If the time you spend or are able to spend in the sun is limited, you have a dairy allergy or follow a vegan diet, any of these can mean you may be at risk from vitamin D deficiency.
Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin, and occurs naturally in a few foods, including fish such as salmon and sardines, fish liver oils, egg yolks and in fortified dairy and grain products. Although it is difficult to get enough Vitamin D from diet alone. Read more
The sun is finally out here in the UK and it’s definitely feeling like Summer! But that doesn’t mean you should scrimp on your Vitamin D intake. We know that sunlight is a great natural method of making Vitamin D in your body, but how do you know you’re getting enough? Read more
One of our recent studies found that a surprising three-quarters of Brits (75%) spend most of the daylight hours inside, whilst a third (32%) of the nation confessed to spending less than one hour outside on a typical weekday.
Following these surprising findings, we interviewed some UK-based workers who spend the majority of their working lives indoors, to get more insight into their lunchtime habits and the effect it has on their overall health and wellbeing. Read more
Research has found that three-quarters of Brits are literal victims of daylight robbery. A surprising three-quarters of Brits (75%) spend most of the daylight hours inside, whilst a third (32%) of the nation confessed to spending less than one hour outside on a typical weekday.
The research which was conducted by SunVit-D3 found that factors such as socialising (21%) and looking after the kids (15%) played a pivotal role in why Brits are a nation of hibernators. Read more
1 in 100 people in the UK have coeliac disease and many more have a gluten intolerance, making these conditions much more common than previously thought. People with such conditions may find it difficult to get all the vitamins and minerals they need; firstly, from not being able to digest and absorb nutrients as easily as the rest of the population. Another factor is that many foods and supplements contain gluten, or may be contaminated with traces of gluten such as oats. Read on to learn about these conditions and the implications it may have on your vitamin D intake. Read more