Archive for July, 2010

Why are we Vitamin D deficient?

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

In a recent article (July 2010), leading NZ magazine – North and South – investigates why sun-loving kiwis are increasingly Vitamin D deficient.

“Just when we thought we had sun-smart behaviour sussed – moles diligently monitored, shade sails in the playgrounds, beach kit consisting of wide-brimmed hats, oversized sunnies, rash vest for thekids, sunscreen with a multi-digit SPF and  portable sun shade fit for a sheikh – the pendulum appears to be swinging the other way.”


Leading NZ Newspaper Reports On Device For measuring Vitamin D

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

A recent New Zealand Herald article covers the groundbreaking research undertaken in New Zealand.

A New Zealand engineer has invented a “cutting-edge” device to calculate just how much sunshine we need to stay healthy.