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2/23/10 2:03 P

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Jeanne,
I don't know from personal experience, since I have only started taking D3 supplements recently, but you are not the first on to tell me that after starting Vitamin D supplements their weightloss improved.

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2/20/10 8:14 P

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Once I got on high doses of vitamin D (actually a prescription dose), I began losing weight much more easily. It may have been coincidence, but it was true.

My name is Jeanne (pronounced Jean ee); I live in eastern Washington State.


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2/16/10 8:37 P

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There seems to be allot of hubbub lately about the RDA for Vitamin D being too low, especially since so many of us use sunscreen every time we go out..

I have began taking a 1000mg D3 supplement daily, and will plan to do so at least thru the winter months.

See this link
http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutr
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I've also seen it recommended that we spend about 10 min/day with arms and face exposed to the sun sans sunscreen, in order to get the vitamin D benefits.

Edited by: TOUDLES at: 2/16/2010 (20:43)
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5/12/09 12:43 P

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ooOOooooh that's RIGHT! Glad you mentioned that!



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5/12/09 12:22 P

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Thanks for sharing! One thing also to remember, is when you use sunblock, you also block your vitamin D from the sun, so be sure you take supplements if needed.

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5/9/09 2:56 P

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The following site was posted by a member on the Community Team. Worth sharing:
blog.pharmacymix.com/how-high-does-t
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