A long-awaited report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), “Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D,” calls for increasing daily vitamin D intake. Yet some experts say these new recommendations are still too low in vitamin D. Why do these nutrition specialists disagree? This Forum webcast examined the question, “Boosting Vitamin D: Not enough or too much?
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