Winter is here, dark gloomy days, Solar roof panels show nowt and no sun can be seen. your chances of getting vitamin D today is nil.
*Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of preventable mental impairment and the UK ranks seventh among the ten most iodine-deficient nations.
Data from the US shows that more than one in four children lacks calcium, magnesium or vitamin A, and more than one in two children are deficient in vitamin D and E. Lack of vitamin b12 is linked to heart disease.*
However, be of good cheer. Friday is the winter solstice, the sun returns and dark nights are banished. Feast and be merry, remembering of course that 10pm on Christmas day is peak time for heart attacks. Another mince pie perhaps?
* from The Conversation.com