Vitamin D is provided by exposure to the sun, as such many people experience Vitamin D deficiencies during the winter months. The Vitamin D Council offers the following information related to Vitamin D and Health.
A study published in the “Pediatrics” the official journal of the American Association of Pediatrics shows that late introduction of solid foods during infancy is directly related to the likelihood a food or inhalant sensitivity develops by age 5. The study involved 994 children with susceptibility to type 1 diabetes for whom information on breastfeeding, age at the introduction of solid foods, and allergen-specific immunoglobulin E levels at 5 years was available (using data from The Finnish Type 1 Diabetes Prediction and Prevention Nutrition Study). The results of the study are reported as follows: