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The winter solstice is approaching, the ski slopes are opening and we’ve already seen some flurries of snow in Seattle.

Whether you’re the get outside and build a snowman type or the sip hot cocoa by the fireplace type, make the most out of the holidays with these seasonal trivia tips.

What vitamin do most PNWers need more of during the winter?

If you guessed vitamin D, you’d be correct. Living in the Pacific Northwest is beautiful, but it also comes with a good chance that you aren’t getting enough vitamin D in the fall and winter months. This is because in northern latitudes, the sun isn’t high enough in the sky for the sun’s UVB rays to reach your skin and produce vitamin D.

Which body parts are most commonly affected by frostbite?

Your extremities — fingers, toes, cheeks, chin, ears and nose — are most commonly affected by frostbite. Whether you’re headed out on a snow walk or traversing the backcountry, dress for the weather when going out in the elements and cover exposed body parts to protect them from the cold and wet. Wear layers made of polyester, nylon or wool, rather than cotton, since cotton retains more moisture.

Are more babies born in the winter or summer?

Winter months November through January tend to have the highest conception rates, resulting in more summer babies. All this merry-making might be due to a combination of social and biological factors. Either way, as it statistically trends, prime conception time in the U.S. occurs during fall and winter.

True or false? It’s easier to get sick in the winter

True! While cold air won’t give you a cold or flu, dry air (dry noses are a breeding ground for viruses, yikes) plus spending more time inside with others (hence why it’s good to wear your mask) and traveling make winter illnesses more common. Getting outside, exercising and washing your hands regularly can help.

How many festive treats are too many?

We all have our favorite holiday treats — hello, eggnog lattes — but how much sugar a day should you really be consuming? The American Heart Association recommends no more than 6 teaspoons for women and 9 teaspoons for men of added sugars. Enjoy your favorite desserts while setting yourself up for success by being mindful and filling up on food that will keep you full and satisfied.

Should you wear sunscreen in the snow?

Short answer: yes. Long answer: yes, because snow is good at reflecting ultraviolet (UV) rays and exposure to them is the most significant risk factor for skin cancer. So slather up and cover up if you’re going to be out and about on a snowy day.