8 Health Hazards Caused by Lack of Vitamin D
The Mayo Clinic recommends 400 international units or I.U.’s daily for children up to one year old, 600 I.U’s for those from one to 70 years of age and 800 I.U’s for folks over 70.
A 2010 study found that 41.6 percent of the U.S. adult population has a vitamin D deficiency Ask your doctor to check for optimum levels, which according to Healthline, should be between 20 to 30 nanograms per milliliter.
Here are some of the risks associated with vitamin D deficiency:
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