August 05, 2009

KaBOOM! CEO writes on vitamin D studies in Huffington Post

Darell Hammond, CEO of KaBOOM!, has a guest column featured in the Huffington Post today called "When a D is Great for Your Kids." Here's a snippet:

"I know what some of you are thinking: Don't our kids get enough time to play? Sadly, it's now the case that outdoor, unstructured play is on the decline and that our nation's children are participating in increasingly dangerous levels of sedentary activities. Not only has this led to an epidemic of obesity, heart disease and diabetes amongst youth, but we have now found that it's also led to hazardous deficiencies in Vitamin D in this same population."

Continue reading "When a D is Great for Your Kids" (Huffington Post)

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