In children it is found that supplements like vitamin D can help reduce obesity in children. Because vitamin D comes from sunlight and fish, children are often lacking in the supplement. Vitamin D assist in the absorption of calcium. Calcium is responsible for health teeth and bones. Studies show parents who give their children vitamin D supplements have children with reduced cholesterol and body mass index. Pediatricians should be consulted before providing any supplements like vitamin D. An excess of calcium in the blood, or hypercalcemia can result in weaker bones and confusion among other symptoms. Physical exercise daily and a healthy eating habits is recommended, however supplements are recommended when necessary.
- Vitamin D, which study proves is already useful in maintaining musculature and skeletal health may have a new avenue of usefulness, or so data suggests.
- The sunshine vitamin may be useful in treating the ongoing issue of childhood obesity plaguing many civilized nations.
- Possibly controversial research would seem to indicate that subjects afforded extra vitamin D had a lowered BMI and lowered cholesterol levels as a result.
“Childhood obesity is an epidemic that continues to affect children in the U.S. and the whole world, and health experts are continuously looking for effective solutions to address this worrying concern.”