|Milk fortified with Vitamin D|
The news is sure to confuse Canadians. Over the past several years, the public has come to regard vitamin D as a way to ward off such diseases, thanks to studies published in reputable science journals and the subsequent news reports. Those headlines have led to a surge in vitamin D supplement sales as well as an increase in patients asking their doctors to test their blood levels for the vitamin.
Meanwhile, the IOM panel -- made up of 14 vitamin D experts from the United States and Canada -- has significantly increased their vitamin D recommendations for healthy adults under age 71 from 200 IU to... read more