September 22, 2014

Soak Up the Sun and Store Up Vitamin D

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Today is the first day of fall and while I am looking forward to pumpkin patches, warm drinks and soups, and the changing colors, it is still sunny and 88 degrees here in Frisco, TX.  So I am taking this opportunity to soak up as much 'summer' and sunlight as I can.  Personally, I don't need an excuse to go lay out in the sun, but I do understand that not everyone is like me.  Here are a few great reasons to soak up the sun and store up your vitamin D.  Studies show that this hormone-like vitamin can help protect you from the cold and flu, depression, hypertension, diabetes, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease.  Safe and adequate vitamin D intake has also been shown to lower…

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