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Getting A ?D? for Over Supplementation, by Richard Kahn, M.S. Registered Dietitian

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Vitamin D is a hot vitamin that just got a bit cooler. Due to its popularity, D is now in more foods than ever. It used to lurk in milk but now it is in orange juice and many other common foods. In addition, D functions differently in different cultures. To further complicate the picture, there remains important disagreement as to how D functions among knowledgeable nutrition scientists. The dominant view is that about a 1,000 mg of calcium are needed for bone health. The main idea in this school is that the bones are like banks that need frequent

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