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Muslim Women Are Vitamin Deficient In The Sun

by | 19th, July 2007

sharia1.jpgMUSLIM women should take care.

It’s the sun. While the rest of us burn and curse the ball of fire that brings life but so too global warming, a killer tan and Al Gore concerts, religious Muslim women shun it.

And this abstinence is doing them harm.

In “THE VEIL HARMS HEALTH”, the Mirror says wearing a hijab can make women ill. They might not get enough sunlight. This means their bodies cannot absorb enough Vitamin D.

The Mirror says Vitamin D is crucial for developing strong bones.

The paper cites doctors in Bradford who have treated Muslim children for rickets, undernourished because their mother’s milk is low in calcium.

To combat this, the Government has begun a Healthy Start campaign. Poor women and families are to get free vitamins.

Good stuff. But it might not be enough. The Sun advises removal of all clothes save for a heat rash-saving thong.

The paper’s news in burkas page swears by it…

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