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Are Your Children Vitamin D Deficient? A simple blood test tells all 03/27/14

There is strong evidence that adults should maintain a blood vitamin D level at or above 30ng/ml (75nmol/L), as a means to prevent osteoporosis and cancer, and help maintain optimal immune function. Vitamin D may also help reduce of risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, multiple sclerosis and some other health conditions. (3). But what about children, teenagers, and young adults, what blood level of vitamin D is healthy for individuals between the ages of 1 – 21 years of age? Some groups suggest that vita...

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