Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Kids in “Sunny” countries at risk of vitamin D deficiency

In typically sunny regions - Australia, Israel, India, Florida - parents have long thought that they and their children were getting enough Vitamin D by virtue of having easy access to the sun. Recent research, however, indicates that modern lifestyles combined with increasing awareness to the danger of sun exposure mean that children living in these countries are increasingly at risk of having vitamin D deficiency.