Vitamin D and Food Allergies

Pediatric Allergist, Peachtree City, Fayetteville, Marietta, Georgia, Vitamin D, Food Allergies

Vitamin-D

Vitamin D, sometimes called the ‘sunshine vitamin,’ is a nutrient essential for good health.  Not only does it maintain healthy bones, but it has an essential role in immune system function.  Research has shown that there is a correlation between Vitamin D deficiency and an increase in allergic sensitization.

Make the effort this summer to go outside and enjoy the sun.  Natural foods that are high in Vitamin D include fish oils, fatty fish, mushrooms, egg yolks, liver, and fortified dairy products.  Or, you may ask your doctor to check your Vitamin D levels, and he/she may prescribe a supplement for you to take.

Read here to learn more about the relationship between Vitamin D and food allergies.

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