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Are you vitamin D deficient?; The NJ Star Ledger explains the importance of this dietary nutrient.

Are you vitamin D deficient?; The NJ Star-Ledger explains the importance of this important dietary nutrient. Most of us never would think that we could be vitamin D deficient, yet this important vitamin is often deficient in people who easily fracture bones, get certain cancers, and have other health problems. Our bodies manufacture vitamin D when we go in the sun, and if we drink milk, vitamin D is usually added, yet many of us are deficient and we have no idea that we are. The NJ Star-Ledger had this as a front-page story today. Check it out here Vitamin Read More »