How To Get Vitamin D In Winter

How To Get Vitamin D In Winter


G’day there guys, I’m Jesse Crowe, The Travelling Scientist
I’ve been doing some research into Vitamin D
And I got a letter from these Aussie blokes, their story is so interesting
I just had to go and meet up with them in person. Check this out!
Davo: Hey I’m Davo
Deanzy: and I’m Deanzy
Both: And we’re twins!
Davo: But we’re not like the same
Deanzy: Yeah cos I’m like hell into the snow, like snowboarding, beers, babes…
Davo: Yeah, and I’m like into the beach y’know, surfboarding, beers, babes…it’s sweet
Deanzy: But it turns out that I’m like vitamin D-deficient…right?
Deanzy: Cos I don’t get any sun up the snow ay?
Davo: Yeah, and that Travelling Scientist bloke said, like, Vitamin D is important for…
Davo: Uh, what was it?
Both: Digestion, Immune System…and…Happiness!
Let me try and translate what Deanzy and Davo are saying
Basically, sunlight is our main source of Vitamin D
But if you live somewhere cold or snowy you probably don’t get much sunlight
And you could be deficient in Vitamin D like a Billion people around the world
and that can cause serious problems
Deanzy: Yeah cos I get like SUPER sick all the time and
Like it’s not from mackin gross chicks or anything, like, it’s proper flu, y’know?
Davo: Yeah cos I like never get sick and I’m always mackin chicks!
Deanzy: Mate, you wish! I get way more girls up the mountain hey!
Davo: Mate, beach babes are all about the Davo Gun Show Bro
Deanzy: Whatever man, the Snow Bunnies live for Deanzy’s Sick Tricks alright!?
Deanzy: You couldn’t even pay for it!
…Brotherly Argument…
Deanzy: Oi, remember that time we hooked up with the same chick!?
Davo: …Yeah
Both: Yeah that was wierd…but that was funny!
So how much sunlight do you actually need?
Well, a lot of research papers have concluded that
moderate amounts of Sun are enough to produce the vitamin D that your body needs
Basically, moderate sun exposure means some… but not enough to get burnt
Like 10-15 minutes if you’re gonna strip down to your underpants
Or 20-30 minutes if you’re just showing your face and hands because…maybe it’s really cold outside
And you can adjust that time slightly, depending on how much cloud coverage there is
And how hot that Sun is…
But in general, if you can get 10-20 minutes of sunlight every day
Your body will produce enough vitamin D
Deanzy: Sometimes I just feel real average, y’know?
Deanzy: Just like, I get real sad and lonely… it’s hard to talk about
Deanzy: I don’t know if it’s because, like, I live off beers and Maccas…that probably doesn’t help
But also, I haven’t seen sunlight in months
and
Yeah, I feel like sunlight is a natural source of happiness… I don’t know…
Davo: Oi, you’re so gay for the Sun bro!
Deanzy: You can’t talk mate, you spend so much time in the Sun you look like me leather wallet ya dick head!
Davo: Whatever man!
If for some reason you can’t get enough sunlight in your life
You can also consume vitamin D through your diet by eating things like
Fatty Fish, Beef Liver and Eggs
These are all good dietary sources of Vitamin D
But if you’re snow bum like Deanzy, or if you’re a vegan or a vegetarian
then you should seriously consider taking a Vitamin D supplement
Deanzy: Yeah so I started eating fish, and it was like real good!
Like it definitely helped with my depression a little bit… but y’know
I live in the mountains and I realised that the fish probably wasn’t real fresh…
Like it was probably made in China or something…?
So yeah, it was a bit weird…
Davo: Yeah he was eating this like gross as fish and I was like
Davo: Mate, you are gonna get Salmon-ella!
*Davo Proud Of His Lame Joke*
Deanzy: I started taking a Vitamin D supplement every day too y’know
Because like, you don’t get much sunlight, so I just take a pill instead
It’s got like the recommended daily dose of vitamin D so I don’t need to stress about my diet anymore
I just take one of these pills like every day, fixes me right up!
Davo: It’s actually really good to get my snow bro back again…
Like, just to see him y’know, happy and… hooking up with chicks
Like, I’m real proud of him…
Didn’t I guess that bro? Like, I said, I said it’s the Sun man
You need the Sun, the snow is gonna kill you bro! Like, I totally guessed that, and I just deserve, like, a medal or something
Just saying boys, just saying
Deanzy: Anyway, that’s how I get all my Vitamin D Now
I just take that pill every day, and I don’t have to stress about my diet
so I can like do all the backflips and the babes that I want!
Davo: Whatever, don’t listen to him, beach is where it’s at bro!
I’ve got all the Vitamin D and it’s right here in my PAAANNTTTSSS!
Oi, Babes, follow Big Dick Dave on Instagram, you won’t regret it
Deanzy: Nah Nah Nah Nah, Oi, follow Sleazy Deanzy on Insta, I’ve nearly got 1k followers, gonna be SICK!
*More Brotherly Arguing*
Davo: Whatever, I’m Outta Here!
Deanzy: Can’t believe I’m related to you, I’d hate to be your brother!
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