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Low vitamin D linked to adolescent behavior problems

Vitamin D was once regarded as a nutrient important for bone health, but it's now known that this steroid hormone influences virtually every cell in your body, including those in your brain. Far from just influencing your physical health, vitamin D plays a role in mental health and may influence behavior — even years down the road.  As such, ensuring children's vitamin D levels are optimized is also important, as a deficiency in childhood may affect their behavior in adolescence, according to a University of Michigan study.  Read more....

 

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