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New data for vitamin D for infants, children, adolescents - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

November 22, 2014

Keeping Kids Healthy New data for vitamin D for infants, children, adolescents

Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:00 am

Recently, the Academy of Pediatrics has changed its recommendations about the amount of vitamin D to be taken daily for all infants.

It is now recommended all infants, children and adolescents take 400 IU daily. Low levels of vitamin D are associated with rickets, which is a condition of weakened deformed bones.

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