Vitamin D needed to fight comeback of childhood rickets

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For most people, our standard diet provides all the necessary vitamins we need. However, childhood vitamin D deficiency in the UK – something that should be a headline from the distant past – has made a comeback.

And with that has come a rise in cases of rickets, a disease in which the bones become soft, weak and can become deformed without essential calcium.

Period31 Oct 2013

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