Vitamin questions from around the country!
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50 Questions from all 50 States

From plastic surgery to sexual health, The Doctors go across the country to answer 50 questions from all 50 states!

• How much daily sun exposure do you need to get a sufficient dose of vitamin D? -- New Mexico

You should get at least 10 minutes of sun a day on your arms and legs without wearing sunscreen.

Since we don't get a lot of sunshine, how should we be getting our vitamin D? -- Monica Robins, medical reporter for WKYC in Cleveland, Ohio

OB/GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson demonstrates how to add vitamin D to your diet.

Are vitamins really good for children, and at what age should they start taking them? - Ann McGill, anchor for WSCS in Charleston, South Carolina

"Before age 1, most kids get what they need from formula or breast milk, but after that, especially if they're picky eaters, a multivitamin is a great safety net to fill in the gaps," Dr. Jim says. "I would get the multivitamin that has no artificial coloring or artificial flavors and is naturally sweetened. And don't call it candy, otherwise they might overdose."

What foods are high in vitamin B12? -- Wyoming

Foods that come from animal sources, like fish, meat, poultry, eggs, milk and dairy products. Vitamin B12 helps maintain healthy nerve cells and red blood cells.

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