Vitamin D Recommendations

Recently, the Institute of Medicine has released new recommended nutrient intake guidelines for vitamin D.  To some, the new recommendations represent only a modest increase over previous guidelines.

Already the new guidelines have met with some controversy and criticism as well.

Here’s a summary of the new Vitamin D Recommendations:

  • Most people (1 – 70 years old):  600 IU per day
  • Elderly (>70 years old):  800 IU per day

Here’s the complete infographic for Vitamin D and Calcium intake recommendations:

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