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Vitamin D for the masses

(article, Culinate staff)

Over the past few years, the word has gone out in wider and wider circles: Folks living in the northern hemisphere are pretty much all lacking in adequate vitamin D. Now the New York Times has published a broader look at vitamin D, explaining the wide range of problems caused by vitamin D deficiency and suggesting ways to make sure you get enough of it. Bottom line? You can eat more foods rich in vitamin D — especially wild-caught oily fish such as mackerel and bluefish — but the best way to get it is to soak up more sunshine.