Vitamin D Needs For Your Family
Some of us need different levels of vitamin D than others:
Because of their growing teeth and bones your children need to maintain good levels of Vitamin D to ensure that
they reduce the risk of rickets and tooth decay.
Need adequate vitamin D levels to ensure healthy development of baby's bones and teeth. Vitamin D deficiency
during pregnancy has also been linked to greater risk of pregnancy complications.
Are already at an increased risk for developing osteoporosis and if they are spending most of their time indoors may
need extra Vitamin D to increase calcium absportion.
Ways to increase your Family's Vitamin D intake:
-Try to increase amount of time spent outdoors, especially in winter.
-Try a family walk out in the sun instead of TV or video games.
- Incorperate Vitamin D rich foods into family meals.
- Share your knowledge with others in your family who could be at risk.
- Use sun protection but remeber your skin needs some direct contact with sunlight.