controversy over the new recommendations (RDA) for vitamin D and calcium

You'll hear controversy over the new recommendations (RDA) for vitamin D and calcium that are being adopted in the U.S. and Canada.

They call for MORE vitamin D and LESS calcium...but many experts say the vitamin D doses are still not high enough.

Vitamin D. The new RDA is 400 IU for infants... 600 IU for ages 1 to 70...and 800 IU for over 70. But these RDAs are based only on the amount needed to prevent rickets, osteomalacia, and fractures.

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