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Hi, Welcome to my Blog. I'm an eclectic kind of crafter delving into many pots. I am just about managing to keep up my Scrapbooking Diary (usually about 6 months behind), plus any cards as required. I have a new found love of Watercolour and Bible Journaling plus recently Faith/Art Journaling too. I've challenged myself to make an art journal page a day for this my 60th year. Previously I've also dabbled in ATCs, Tags, Altered Books, Mixed Media, Décopatch, Knitting, Crochet, and Embroidery amongst other things. I live in Surrey, UK with my husband, our son has left home now. For exercise I usually play Badminton and go Ballroom and Latin Dancing. I also like walking/Geocaching and sometimes do a bit of Bouncing on my Rebounder (mini trampoline). I have been learning to play the harp for the past 10yrs. I am now officially retired. I am a born again Christian, currently worshiping at my local Vineyard Church.

Wednesday 15 April 2015

Mushrooms & Vitamin D

A surprising fact was gleaned from the BBC programme, "Britain's Favourite Foods" last night.

Where we can synthesize Vitamin D in our skin, when it is exposed to sunlight, apparently so too can mushrooms even after they are picked!

Mushrooms are grown in the dark but when exposed to sunlight they synthesize vitamin D.

So what did I do today? Yep, popped out bought some mushrooms and left them in the sun for an hour. Excellent to feed son who hates going in the sun. Mushrooms on the menu tonight then!


Elizabeth said...

Well, I never knew that! Hope DS likes mushrooms :)

Sue said...

I never knew that either:)