Sumary of Yes, You Can Take Too Much Vitamin D – Here’s What You Should Know Before Supplementing:
- Roughly one billion people worldwide have vitamin D deficiency, which has been linked with an increased risk of osteoporosis, depression, and infection..
- It only makes sense then that more people are reaching for supplements — but as it turns out, that’s not always a good thing..
- The Institute of Medicine recommends that people under 70 get 600 international units (IU) of vitamin D per day..
- Yet, an Amazon search will turn up vitamin D supplements with doses as high as 10,000 IU per serving — well above the recommended intake….