Published in Women's Health Law Weekly, March 8th, 2009
Researchers found that all 87 women involved in a small study showed vitamin D levels averaging 8.5 ng/mL (nanograms per milliliter) for those who wore western dress to 4 ng/mL for those who wore the hijab, modest dress with a headscarf. A healthy vitamin D level is 30 ng/mL or higher.
Also, the women consumed little dietary sources of vitamin D. Forty-seven women reported drinking any milk on a...
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