Kids and health - the importance of Vitamin D

I just sent this blast:

Research is showing that there might be a link between Vit D deficiency, a resurgence in rickets and sudden infant deaths.  Dr Briffa reports in his newsletter that “The BBC here in the UK has had a recent blitz on stories relating to vitamin D, particularly vitamin D deficiency in children and its potential to cause rickets (and the characteristic weakened, deformed bones prone to fracture). However, some doctors are suspicious that vitamin D deficiency may be an underlying factor in ‘sudden infant death’.”

Here is a link to an item which aired on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. 

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