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Recommended Amount of Vitamin D is Increased

The U.S. Institute of Medicine has increased the recommended levels of vitamin D that people need in order to stay healthy. Michael Irwig, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, says that while evidence suggests increasing your vitamin D intake will reduce the risk of many serious chronic diseases, we do not know definitively due to lack of randomized trials.