Study: Vitamin D doesn't help kids and colds

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Study: Vitamin D doesn't help kids and colds: Registered Nurse Ali Gorman reports during Action News at 5 p.m. on July 18, 2017. (WPVI)

A new study is disproving the claim that Vitamin D can help kids ward off colds.

Vitamin D comes from the sun, some foods and supplements.

Researchers followed more than 700 kids ages one to five.

Some were given a high dose supplement of Vitamin D, while others got the standard dose.

The high dose group did have higher levels of Vitamin D in their blood, but they didn't have fewer colds.

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