The role of vitamin D in infants, children and young people
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The role of vitamin D in infants, children and young people

Jackie Bentley Senior lecturer, Child health, University of Worcester

In recent years there has been a growing interest in vitamin D, the role it plays in the body and the effects of its deficiency. This article provides an overview of what is known about vitamin D and the role it plays in growth, development and maintenance of health.

Nursing Children and Young People. 27, 1, 28-35. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.27.1.28.e508

Correspondence

jackie.bentley@worc.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to open peer review

Conflict of interest

None declared

Received: 02 February 2014

Accepted: 05 June 2014

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