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How important are dairy products and calcium for adolescent development?
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Very!
Kids acquire their peak bone mass during adolescence.
To get the most benefit, diet should include enough vitamin d and calcium. Many people are vitamin d insufficient or worse. A daily vitamin and calcium supplements are recommended to those who need it. Sometimes extra vitamin d is given. Please discuss with your doctor to determine if your child is getting enough of these & other nutrients.

In brief: Very!
Kids acquire their peak bone mass during adolescence.
To get the most benefit, diet should include enough vitamin d and calcium. Many people are vitamin d insufficient or worse. A daily vitamin and calcium supplements are recommended to those who need it. Sometimes extra vitamin d is given. Please discuss with your doctor to determine if your child is getting enough of these & other nutrients.
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