All you need to know about vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency occurs when a person either does not consume enough vitamin D or when their body cannot absorb and metabolize the vitamin D they do consume

All you need to know about vitamin D deficiencyAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC), about a quarter of the population is at risk for vitamin D “inadequacy”. A simple blood test can detect if this becomes vitamin D deficiency. Testing for a deficiency is now considered to be part of blood work that is done yearly. This article explores […]

Exposure to sunlight for 30 minutes a week beneficial to infants, says study  

India gets abundant sunlight throughout the year. Still most of the Indian population suffers from vitamin D deficiency. According to the experts, the study done in New Delhi is not only relevant for infants but also holds true for adults

Exposure to sunlight for 30 minutes a week beneficial to infants, says study  In Indian tradition, it is a well-known practice to massage an infant and then keep him/her in the sunlight for a while. This is done to give the baby adequate exposure to sunlight. Now, a study done by doctors at the University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi shows this custom really does benefit infants.  […]