Vitamin D Deficiency:
Is Your Family at Risk?
A Nationwide Epidemic. Recent
scientific studies report that up to
75% of the U. S. population is deficient
in vitamin D. Most people don’t
regularly eat enough vitamin D–
rich foods or drink enough milk to
satisfy the recommended daily
The Lowdown on D. New
research shows vitamin D provides
an array of health benefits. For
example, it supports a healthy
immune system and helps maintain
bone and tooth health. The
American Academy of Pediatrics
recently doubled the recommended
dosage of vitamin D for infants,
children and teens.
The Sunshine Vitamin. The
body makes vitamin D , the
preferred form of vitamin D, from
sun exposure. But dermatologists
recommend protecting yourself
with sunscreen, which can block
95% of the sunshine that helps your
body produce vitamin D. That’s
why dermatologists recommend
getting vitamin D from food and
supplements. Is your family getting
enough of this very important
Liquid Sunshine in a Bottle
Introducing WELLESSE® Vitamin D
—a great-tasting, fast-absorbing liquid
vitamin D supplement that’s easy for
the whole family to take.
For adults, just 2 teaspoons provide
1000 IU of vitamin D , and 1 teaspoon
for children ages 4 to 12 provides
500 IU per day.
†These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug
Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat,
cure or prevent any disease.
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