A great deal of research has gone into the clinical implications of Vitamin D deficiency. According to the NIH, low Vitamin D puts the body at risk by lowering the immune system's functionality and enhancing cardiovascular risk. In a Covid-19 era, this compounds the risk of mortality into a shockingly high statistic.
As a parent, your child’s mental development is undoubtedly at the forefront of your concerns. You want your child to do well in school, to learn knowledge and skills that will set them on the path to success later in life. But have you considered how your child’s diet – in particular consumption of Omega-3 fatty acids – can affect his or her cognitive development? The vast majority of children do not receive sufficient Omega-3s from their diets, which can have lasting negative effects on their intelligence and cognitive ability. If your child is struggling in school and falling behind his or her peers, you may need to consider that your child is not consuming enough Omega-3s.