(Source: Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 2008; 162: 538-43).
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
More than half of all infants and toddlers are low in their levels of vitamin D. In a study of 380 healthy infants and toddlers, researchers discovered that 12 per cent were deficient in vitamin D and a further 40 per cent had levels that were below those needed to maintain and grow healthy bones. The researchers found that a third of the children tested were already showing signs of skeletal problems.
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