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Vitamin D is actually a hormone which is produced by the body when sunlight hits the skin. Another lockdown means mostly staying indoors again, and with the colder darker months upon us, our doses of sunshine are looking limited (even a flight for a week in the sun results in quarantine!). Children need vitamin D for bone growth, development, and a healthy immune system. Vitamin D helps us absorb calcium, and severe deficiency in children can cause rickets, delayed motor development, muscle weakness, aches and pains, and fractures.

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