Recommended vitamin D levels too low
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Executive SummaryNational recommendations for vitamin D are "simply not enough," and should be three to four times higher, says Neil Binkley, an associate professor in geriatrics and endocrinology at the University of Wisconsin. He noted in Chicago at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists annual Meeting and Clinical Congress that "experts recommend somewhere between 1,500 to 2,600" international units of vitamin D daily, and yet the Institute of Medicine's Food and Nutrition Board recommends only 400 to 600 IUs daily, according to a May 18 release
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