Vitamin D Supplements Advised For All

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Everyone should consider taking vitamin D supplements in autumn and winter, public health advice for the UK recommends.

It comes as a government-commissioned report sets the recommended levels at 10 micrograms of the vitamin a day in order to protect bone and muscle health.

But officials are concerned this may not be achievable through diet alone, particularly when sunlight, which helps in vitamin D production, is scarce. In winter months, people should consider getting this from 10 microgram supplements, if their diet is unlikely to provide it.

Read the full article at the BBC

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