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Smorgasbord Health 2017 - Top to Toe - The Incredible structure that keeps us upright.

Unless we break a bone or crack one, we tend to take our skeleton for granted.  As we get older we can also experience problems within the structure particularly in the joints that limit our mobility and provide an excuse for not doing quite as much exercise as we should! 1,824 more words

It Is A Wonderful Life.

Meet my friend Ricky, a Rickets Survivor

Hi everyone, my name is Ricky and if you don’t know I have Rickets.  I just want to thank you all for coming out to my Rickets Charity Benefit.   233 more words

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Vitamin D helps the body absorb the calcium it gets as calcium is one of the main building blocks of your bones.

A lack of vitamin D deficiency can lead to bone diseases such as osteoporosis or rickets. 122 more words


Vital vitamin D during pregnancy

More than 8 in 10 pregnant women in India have low levels of Vitamin D putting them as well as the offspring at serious health risks. 319 more words

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Happy New Year 2017

Hello to my subscribers and new readers of my blog! Happy New Year! I am snowed in right now, (and in the south that means there has been a prediction of snow, but not necessarily  792 more words

Watch out for these signs of vitamin D deficiency in Infants

One in ten infants is likely to be suffering from vitamin D deficiency right from birth. The deficiency is more common among exclusively breast-fed infants whose mothers have low level of the vitamin throughout pregnancy and lactation. 306 more words