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Chief UK Medical Officer recommends only 280 IU for children - Jan 2011

CLICK HERE for UK announcement

Only 280 U for ages 6 months to 5 years

And only 400 IU for those groups at-risk {Note: It appears that a-risk individuals should really have at least 4,000 IU}

  • older people aged 65 and over
  • pregnant and breastfeeding women
  • anyone who is housebound for long periods of time
  • people who cover their skin for cultural reasons
  • people from ethnic minorities with darker skin

Reported in many places on the web in late Jan 2011, such as

Vitamin D3 UK news release

See also in VitaminDWiki

Graph of RDA and Upper Limit

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