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Where Did White Folks Come From?

Since modern humans originated in Africa, then spread all over the world, we know that black or brown is the original skin color. So how did some people turn out to have white skin? It's all about Vitamin D.

Vitamin D is the vitamin we get from exposure to the sun. A lack of it can make us more susceptible to everything from heart disease to cancer. Lighter skin absorbs more of this valuable vitamin, and lower levels of vitamin D at higher latitudes, where the sun is less intense, are probably what caused the lightening effect of some modern humans.

The further north humans migrated, the more vitamin D they needed and the lighter they got over the generations, due to natural selection. Also, there are some indications that dark skin is more prone to frostbite than white skin, because it emits more heat.

In LiveScience.com, Heather Whipps quotes geneticist Asta Juzeniene as saying, "Highly pigmented people will need to stay in the sun around 6 times longer than light people in order to synthesize the same amount of vitamin D."

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Interesting. This seems counter-intuitive to me. Left in the Sun, dark colors absorb and light colors reflect, yet apparently light skin allows a higher degree of processing when it comes to Vitamin D. Must have to do with apples and oranges.

Bahhhh,life originated in Africa.Says who?Scientists?
And U.F.O.S. are a figment of our imagination,say scientists.
Believe nothing but yet as we know almost anything could be the truth.Except the given we are pumped.
Our Ancestry is an absolute mystery.

Try taking a few courses in Anthropology and Genetics. You sound as dumb as a rock. It is better you don't comment.

Pretty funny calling us whities and white folks, if any of this vernacular was about blackies or black or brown folks we'd have the NAACP & Latino international all raising hell at this racist word usage.

Science calls us Caucasions....nuff said.

Ha ha, james day, funny/good point! I too am really weary of the politically correct BS regarding race and ethnicity. If people aren't using obviously discriminatory words, what's wrong with black, white, brown, etc.? It's easier. The term "African American" would apply to *all* of us, wouldn't it, if we take for granted that we really all did originate from one female in Africa?! And if that sounds absurd to people, well, that's because it is. Call me Scotch-Irish-French-American, because that's what I am; calling me white is overly simplistic and an insult. OR, let's just relax a little about it all; we probably *all* are mutts, to some degree or another.

I Don't usually respond to trolls but here it is.
1)First of all i do not believe what science says just because it's science by the defination of the holder.
2)There are things you could say about white people that were evolutional in terms of leaving Africa and becoming a different race such as the skin became lighter but what about their hair?How would a white persons hair straighten through enviromental diversity?And what about the colour of it?Why would it become lighter in a colder climate?It doesn'nt make sense.How do swedes and norwegians have predominately light or blond hair?My hair became almost blond in Florida yet in England it was Black or more truthfully dark brown but it became lighter in a hot climate not dark like Africans.Maybe The climate was colder in Africa to Europe when the theory was established?
3)If you look at a white persons skin you could well formulate that we came from caves or from a part of the world that had no sun.We are compared to the rest of humanity-Albinos.You can read science papers all day long and make sense of it but it does'nt mean it's right.

Lack of Vit D is a clinical presentation in young urban black kids, it's etiology is rickets, a condition of non-density in bones. The dark skin and shadows of an urban envoirnment coupled with life in a Northern Latitude causes it. This is the reason Milk is fortified with Vit. D.

Lack of Vit D is a clinical presentation in young urban black kids, it's etiology is rickets, a condition of non-density in bones. The dark skin and shadows of an urban envoirnment coupled with life in a Northern Latitude causes it. This is the reason Milk is fortified with Vit. D.

Lack of Vit D is a clinical presentation in young urban black kids, it's etiology is rickets, a condition of non-density in bones. The dark skin and shadows of an urban envoirnment coupled with life in a Northern Latitude causes it. This is the reason Milk is fortified with Vit. D.

Lack of Vit D is a clinical presentation in young urban black kids, it's etiology is rickets, a condition of non-density in bones. The dark skin and shadows of an urban envoirnment coupled with life in a Northern Latitude causes it. This is the reason Milk is fortified with Vit. D.

Lack of Vit D is a clinical presentation in young urban black kids, it's etiology is rickets, a condition of non-density in bones. The dark skin and shadows of an urban envoirnment coupled with life in a Northern Latitude causes it. This is the reason Milk is fortified with Vit. D.

Lack of Vit D is a clinical presentation in young urban black kids, it's etiology is rickets, a condition of non-density in bones. The dark skin and shadows of an urban envoirnment coupled with life in a Northern Latitude causes it. This is the reason Milk is fortified with Vit. D.

I like these "where do we come from etc." stories. Very interesting. There is however 10 alternative stories for every 1 scientific - words like ancient aliens, forbidden archeology, sons of the Gods, hybrids comes to mind. Then there is the stories of the Dogon's unexplained Sirius star knowledge, the giant 2500 tons stones in the middle east, the 3.6 million year old Laetoli human footprints etc. I believe there is even human footprints found in rock together with dinosaur footprints revealed from removing the top layer rock. I have great respect for all the scientists devoting their lives to finding out facts, but I wish they would deal with all the "stories" that is also out there. I feel confusiated. As usual. Maybe the white color came from the neanderthals?

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