Over the years, we have been told to beware of the sun but not getting enough can cause many ailments including depression. Although the best source of vitamin D is the sun, it is not likely that a person can get enough sun to maintain healthy levels of vitamin D. The best way to determine if your vitamin D levels are healthy, is to have your blood level checked. Supplementing with vitamin D is often necessary. The article below from NaturalNews.com talks more about the research and how it can help with depression.
Research shows that Vitamin D fights depression not only in adults but also in children. As a part-time substitute teacher, I am learning that only elementary students get daily recess. Maybe we should bring back time outside for all grades.