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How to get more Vitamin D into your children

ingredient for bone and teeth health and development in children (and adults), alongside calcium, protein and a good exercise routine. It also helps your immune system, and can help balance hormones.

Could sunshine save your life?

It seems that low levels of vitamin D are being linked to a growing range of health problems. Research from Bristol University in the UK showed that pregnant women with higher levels of vitamin D had taller, stronger-boned children. Other research has suggested that lower levels of vitamin D in childhood could be linked to a greater risk of developing multiple sclerosis. Researchers have also linked insufficient vitamin D to heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, various forms of cancer, diabetes, and arthritis.

Parents urged to give babies vitamin D supplement

A new health initiative, whereby parents are being advised to give babies daily vitamin D supplements to protect their bones, will benefit all infants immediately, according to a local nutritionist.

Vitamin D supplements to protect baby’s bone development

Parents of all babies, from birth to 12 months, are being advised to give their infants a daily vitamin D supplement to protect their growing bones. This advice comes to parents and guardians from the Health Service Executive, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, and the Department of Health and Children.

Vitamin D supplements to protect baby’s bone development

Parents of all babies, from birth to 12 months, are being advised to give their infants a daily vitamin D supplement to protect their growing bones. This advice comes to parents and guardians from the Health Service Executive, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, and the Department of Health and Children.

Vitamin D supplements to protect baby’s bone development

Parents of all babies, from birth to 12 months, are being advised to give their infants a daily vitamin D supplement to protect their growing bones. This advice comes to parents and guardians from the Health Service Executive, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, and the Department of Health and Children.

Computer game generation needs Mammy’s medicine

Medical experts are warning that a generation growing up playing computer games inside are missing out on getting their Vitamin D requirement.

The sunshine vitamin

Vitamin D is sometimes known as the sunshine vitamin as we can manufacture it in our bodies when we are exposed to sunlight. In Ireland we rely heavily on sunshine to provide us with vitamin D, so fingers crossed for the good summer we’ve all been waiting for!

 

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