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RDA is often not enough – 75 percent in US correctly believe – April 2019

In the World of Supplements, Should We Really Follow Elite Athletes? Scientific American Blog

  • “Surprisingly, 75 percent of people in the United States believe that it is beneficial to take higher doses of supplements than is recommended because it will lead to increased health benefits”

RDA dose size is only enough to PREVENT a major illness

Rickets
Weak Bones
Vitamin D
Scurvy Vitamin C
Beriberi Vitamin B1
Blindness Vitamin A
Goiter Iodine
Anemia Iron
Anemia Vitamin B12

RDA dose size is frequently not enough to improve health nor prevent other diseases

Note: In 2020 RDA ==> Daily Value: based on 2,000 Calorie intake, which will finally allow the recommendation to increase with weight

Note: Daily Value of 1,200 IU of Vitamin D if you consume 3,000 calories daily (FDA) – 2018

See also VitaminDWiki

Supplements category in VitaminDWiki has the following

Supplement  # of
studies
Increase D
to tissue
Omega-3 328
Many benefits30%?
Magnesium 252
Many need Mg30%
Calcium 191
Reduce
Vitamin K 122
Hard bones,
soft arteries
Iron 53
Vitamin B12 40
Zinc 41
?%
Boron 28
+20%
Iodine 24
Resveratrol 31
>100% if
poor VDR
Curcumin 10
? ?% if
poor VDR
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