Calculated Ultraviolet Exposure Levels for a Healthy Vitamin D Status

@article{Webb2006CalculatedUE,
  title={Calculated Ultraviolet Exposure Levels for a Healthy Vitamin D Status},
  author={A. Webb and O. Engelsen},
  journal={Photochemistry and Photobiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={82}
}
The dangers of overexposure to sunlight have been well publicized, but less attention has been given to an acknowledged benefit of exposure to UV radiation; that being the cutaneous synthesis of vitamin D3. Here we define a standard vitamin D dose on the basis of recently recommended requirements for vitamin D that take account of its risk reduction role in a variety of diseases, and present a web‐based tool that enables the reader to calculate associated exposure times for any time and place… Expand
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