For years, there has been debate as to how much Vitamin D is needed in the diet to prevent deficiencies, and recently the recommended levels were officially increased. The following chart reflects the recent changes:
|71 years and up
For more information about the importance of Vitamin D and how to meet needs with the diet, check out my previous post “Vitamin D and Bone Health”. For more information about the current recommendations, click here to see the Institute of Medicine article entitled “Dietary Referance Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D”.