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Vitamin D deficiency: a worldwide problem with health consequences -- Holick and Chen 8... - 0 views

    Vitamin D deficiency: a worldwide problem with health consequences.
    Holick MF, Chen TC.
    Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Apr;87(4):1080S-6S. Review.
    PMID: 18400738

    A reevaluation needs to take place of what the adequate intakes of vitamin D should be for children and adults. The literature over the past decade suggests that the Institute of Medicine recommendations in 1997 (83) are inadequate, and some experts including us suggest that both children and adults should take ≥800-1000 IU vitamin D/d from dietary and supplemental sources (4, 9, 77) when sunlight is unable to provide it. This recommendation, however, has not yet been embraced either by official government or pediatric organizations in the United States, Canada, or Europe for either children or adults.
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Global vitamin D status and determinants of hypovitaminosis D - SpringerLink - Journal... - 0 views

    Global vitamin D status and determinants of hypovitaminosis D.
    Mithal A, Wahl DA, Bonjour JP, Burckhardt P, Dawson-Hughes B, Eisman JA, El-Hajj Fuleihan G, Josse RG, Lips P, Morales-Torres J; on behalf of the IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors (CSA) Nutrition Working Group.
    Osteoporos Int. 2009 Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 19543765

    CONCLUSION: Reports from across the world indicate that hypovitaminosis D is widespread and is re-emerging as a major health problem globally.
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Vitamin D Deficiency | Special Topics | Health Professionals | International Osteoporos... - 0 views

    The review, published in Osteoporosis International, provides a global perspective of vitamin D status across different regions of the world and identifies common and significant determinants of hypovitaminosis D. Six regions of the world were reviewed-Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Latin America, North America, and Oceania-through a survey of published literature.
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