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(Natural News) Vitamin D surfaces as a news topic every few months – and with good reason. This article highlights several ground-breaking studies showcasing how important the sunshine vitamin is for our overall health and well being.

For twenty years, dermatologists have demonized sun exposure and told us it is bad for our health and causes cancer. As a result, the world is now facing a major vitamin D deficiency epidemic with symptoms such as fatigue, restless sleep, weight gain, chronic pain, muscle cramps, poor concentration and headaches. In fact, more than half of all adults living in the United States and Europe don’t get enough vitamin D.

To make matters worse, a 2009 study published in the journal Pediatrics concluded that six million American kids are deficient, too. It’s a shame, partly because one recent study discovered a link between low vitamin D levels and allergies in children. Researchers from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University compared blood samples of more than 3,000 kids, and what they found was alarming: Low vitamin D levels correlated with sensitivity to 11 environmental (cockroach, ragweed, dog, oak) and food allergens (peanuts).

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