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Teen Lung Study Uncovers Healing Power of Sunlight


Tucson, Ariz. — A recent study presented at the American Thoracic Society’s international conference shows that 35 percent of adolescents are deficient in vitamin D, and teens with low levels of vitamin D have poorer lung function than those with recommended amounts. Vitamin D is one of the easiest nutrients to acquire, and teens and adults can learn to naturally increase their levels of vitamin D in “The Healing Power of Sunlight and Vitamin D,” a free guide is available through Truth Publishing at

“Vitamin D deficiencies have been linked to several serious diseases including cancer, osteoporosis and mental disorders,” said Mike Adams, Truth Publishing spokesperson and chief writer. “This latest study adds to a growing body of evidence that people need sensible sun exposure.”

“The Healing Power of Sunlight and Vitamin D” features an interview with Michael Holick, one of the world’s foremost authorities on vitamin D. In this guide, Dr. Holick discusses his ongoing research about the role of vitamin D for optimal health and explains why ethnicity can significantly impact a person’s ability to receive adequate amounts of vitamin D. Readers also learn why this nutrient is especially important for pregnant women and young children. In addition, the guide reveals which foods are the best sources of vitamin D.

“The Healing Power of Sunlight and Vitamin D” and other Truth Publishing books and free guides are available at

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