According to our 2010 Vitamin D Deficiency Blog, health professionals are stepping up their guidelines for nutritional supplements for children under 5 and some adults.
Last week the BBC reported that UK health care workers were again informed about the importance of vitamin D and vitamin D supplements.
An increase in diseases associated with vitamin D deficiency such as rickets has exposed the lack of public and professional awareness of its health benefits.
While government guidelines recommend under 5 years, pregnant and lactating women and over 65 years old take a vitamin D supplement, but it is not as widely used as taking an omega preparation, for example.
I blogged the problem of vitamin D deficiency myself a few years ago, especially with regard to skin health.
Our main source of vitamin D is sunlight, which many women block almost constantly by wearing a daily sun protection factor.
To learn more about the benefits of vitamin D for you and your skin, read here.
BBC Article: Experts Review Vitamin D Advice
What do you think about vitamin D? Is it something you make sure you are replenished, or do you see it as another thing you will forget to take ?!