Craving some sunshine? You may think you need those elusive rays of good cheer in the winter for a psychological boost. But sunshine also affects our vitamin D levels – then that, in turn, can affect our bones and many other aspects of our health. “Vitamin D is a hot topic right now,” said Lindsay […]
Milk may do a body good, but it’s not the only way to balance a child’s diet. In this Children’s Channel video, Marko Paulic, RD/LD, a clinical dietitian at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the benefits of milk, as well as some alternatives that may offer the same nutritional support.
Stress fractures occur more frequently in young female athletes than in boys. Vitamin D plays an important role in keeping girls healthy and their bones strong. “Vitamin D may boost muscle performance and helps the immune system function as well,” said Julie Kerr, MD, with Akron Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine. “But the No. 1 benefit […]