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Too Many Infants Short on Vitamin D

Posted on Mar 29, 2010 in Uncategorized

  Most should be getting supplement to meet 400 IU daily requirement, study finds By Steven Reinberg MONDAY, March 22 (HealthDay News) — Most infants in the United States aren’t getting enough vitamin D and should be given supplements, a new federal government report shows. In 2008, the American Academy of Pediatrics raised the recommended daily requirement of vitamin D for infants from 200 International Units (IU) a day to 400 IU, the researchers noted. However, too few infants are getting these new levels. “Vitamin D receptors are present in almost every type of cell in...

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