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The Archives of Internal Medicine reported that more than 75 percent of Americans have insufficient levels of vitamin D. Today, the Institute of Medicine released new guidelines for the recommended daily intake of vitamin D.
New Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin D mark significant progress but individuals' unique needs may call for more NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Nov.
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Most people get enough vitamin D from the sun, and there's no evidence that taking supplements of the so-called sunshine vitamin will fight off cancer, prevent diabetes, or strengthen a person's immune system.
- Increased DRI, Step In Right Direction Still Falls Short, CRN Says - WASHINGTON, Nov.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The majority of Americans and Canadians are getting enough vitamin D and calcium to meet their needs, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
Vitamin D is somewhat of an unusual "vitamin," because it can be made in the body from sunlight and most foods do not contain vitamin D unless added by fortification.
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with fatal stroke among whites, but according to this study, it is not linked to more stroke deaths among blacks.
While vitamin D deficiency is associated with fatal stroke among whites, it is not linked to more stroke deaths among blacks.
Low levels of vitamin D, the essential nutrient obtained from milk, fortified cereals and exposure to sunlight, doubles the risk of stroke in whites, but not in blacks.
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