Be Tenacious About Soaking Up Vitamin D

Fields, Helen
December 2005
U.S. News & World Report;12/26/2005-1/2/06, Vol. 139 Issue 24, p55
The article looks at the importance of getting enough vitamin D from the sun. Vitamin D deficiency is fairly common. The National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine recommends that adults get 200 international units a day of vitamin D, which the body needs to absorb calcium. Some people may need vitamin D dietary supplements.


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