The best way to get the vitamin D you need

Karyn Grossman, MD Dermatologist, shares advice for parents on how to make sure that your kids are getting enough Vitamin D in a perfectly safe and healthy way
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The best way to get the vitamin D you need

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For some strange reason parents still think that they and their children need to go out in the sun to get enough vitamin D. Vitamin d is a hot topic at the moment and people probably need more vitamin D than they had been receiving. However, both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Academy of Pediatrics had said that sun exposure is not the way to get vitamin D. Sufficient vitamin D can be obtained via both a diet and through supplements if you don't get enough vitamin D in your diet. So there is no reason to increase your risk of skin cancer to get vitamin D when vitamin D can be obtained perfectly, safely and healthfully.

Karyn Grossman, MD Dermatologist, shares advice for parents on how to make sure that your kids are getting enough Vitamin D in a perfectly safe and healthy way

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Karyn Grossman, MD

Dermatologist

Karyn Grossman, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in cosmetic dermatology in Santa Monica, CA and New York City. Her offices are "home" to thousands of elite patients with the highest of standards. Dr. Grossman attended a highly competitive, accelerated six-year premedical and medical program at Boston University and completed her residency and fellowship at Harvard University. Dr. Grossman has been featured in many broadcast and print media outlets to provide consumers expert information on cosmetic procedures, skin care and sun protection. Some television appearances include The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The View, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, the Martha Stewart Show, and The Doctors. She has been listed as one of the top cosmetic surgeons by Town & Country, Vogue, C Magazine, More Magazine, The New York Times, and L.A. Confidential. 

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