Archive for the ‘Vitamin D’ Category

 

Sun Exposure: The Best Weapon to Fight Vitamin D Deficiency

Posted on May 28th, 2015 by Dr. Mercola  |  1 Comment »

Vitamin D deficiency is rampant in the US. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 50 percent of American kids ages one to five years old and 70 percent of children from six to 11 years old have insufficient vitamin D levels in their body. Vitamin D is not your typical vitamin. […]

 
 

Sunlight May Help Protect Your Child Against Chickenpox

Posted on January 20th, 2012 by Elaine Rosales  |  6 Comments »

Chickenpox is a mild but contagious disease characterized by small, round, itchy lesions on your skin, sometimes accompanied by low fever and headaches. It is usually contracted by children and teens. Many parents fear it, which is why they agree to have their children vaccinated against chickenpox. But there is actually a safer and easier […]