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Teens and Vitamin D: Some dangerously deficient, study finds

Some North American adolescents have low levels of vitamin D, according to an article in the June issue of The Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. According to information in the article, vitamin D is crucial for calcium absorption and bone growth during childhood and adolescence. Studies have shown that [...]

Teens and Vitamin D: Some dangerously deficient, study finds 2018-02-15T15:53:09+00:00

Teens and D: Many girls low in crucial vitamin, study suggests

A University of Maine researcher has found evidence that many teenaged girls are not getting enough vitamin D, either from their diets or sun exposure. Lack of the critical nutrient could lead to health risks later in life, especially for osteoporosis. Susan Sullivan, a clinical dietitian, monitored sun exposure, diet and blood levels of vitamin [...]

Teens and D: Many girls low in crucial vitamin, study suggests 2015-09-09T13:50:27+00:00

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