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Can you actually get vitamin D from the sun that streams through your window?
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Can you produce Vitamin D from sunlight through a window?
« Reply #1 on: 24/01/2012 16:32:45 »
We answered this question on the show...



Not unless your window is open.  Window glass does block the UVB radiation.
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