Are the benefits of vitamin D overhyped
Another day, and another vitamin has failed to live up to all of its hype. This time it’s vitamin D.
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«The evidence is actually fairly thin,» especially for any benefits beyond bone health, she says.
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At the same time, other reports have found that as many as half of all adults have less than ideal blood levels of D.
That has sent sales of vitamin D blood tests and supplements soaring.
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Last year, the Institute of Medicine increased the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) of vitamin D for children and adults ages 1 70 to 600 international units (IU), and adults over 70 to 800 IU. But the agency also said many people already get that much from sun exposure and from foods like fish and fortified dairy products.
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With respect to fractures, data from five other studies showed that vitamin D supplementation alone cheap jordans shoes , in doses ranging from 400 cheap jordans shoes for sale online to 1,370 IU daily, did not appear to reduce the risk of breaking a bone.
That picture changed when calcium was combined with vitamin D.
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Other possible harms included an increased cheap jordans eclipse risk for kidney stones and bladder stones seen in one study among women taking vitamin D supplements.