Many black, Hispanic children are short on vitamin D

03/30/2010 | HealthDay News

A study found 74% of African-American and Hispanic children in the U.S. may have less than optimal levels of vitamin D. Experts said black and Hispanic children are at especially high risk for vitamin D deficiency because darker skin acts as a natural sunscreen and reduces the body's ability to make it.

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