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General Population Low Vitamin D Levels

In the answer to Is it advisable to wear UV protected swimsuit that covers arms and legs for skin protection to an outdoor swimming pool? by @Anko, it was stated that you can get enough vitamin D from ...
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Does the use of sunscreen inhibit Vitamin D production?

Vitamin D is produced in the skin when exposed to sunlight. Therefore, when using sunscreen on the skin, is Vitamin D production inhibited?
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Is it advisable to wear UV protected swimsuit that covers arms and legs for skin protection to an outdoor swimming pool?

Is it advisable to wear UV-protected swimsuit that covers arms and legs for skin protection to ward off skin cancer? Or is it too paranoid, given that most men and women wear swimming trunks / ...
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