Picked this up today - obviously with it being as grey as it is today, going outside to top up vitamin D levels is the last thing on most people's minds!
Vitamin D should be added to more foods, doctors urge
Health professionals recommend awareness campaign to combat rise of diseases such as rickets and multiple sclerosis
Intervention is needed because of the paucity of sunlight in Britain and fact that eating foods rich in vitamin D, such as oily fish, eggs and mushrooms, gives someone only 10% of their ideal intake, he said. Vitamin D deficiency, which has also been linked to diabetes and tuberculosis, is expected to affect one in two white Britons, 90% of those in ethnic minority communities, and a quarter of all children.
<lots more by following this Guardian link and the BBC link beow>
There are many comments.
Cheap vitamin D 'would boost health'
Note: That 10% you might manage to get from diet is for someone who is consuming all these foods. So many people don't even get that much.
Picture because we all need some brightness.