Fast Five Quiz: Vitamin D Practice Essentials

Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD


February 09, 2022

Although the optimal intake of vitamin D to acquire all of the potential nonskeletal health benefits remains uncertain, guidelines from the Endocrine Society recommend the following dietary intake:

  • Infants aged 0-1 year: ≥ 400 IU/d

  • Children aged 1-18 years: ≥ 600 IU/d

  • Adults aged 19-70 years: ≥ 600 IU/d

  • Adults older than 70 years: ≥ 800 IU/d

Learn more about vitamin D intake.

This Fast Five Quiz was excerpted and adapted from the Medscape article Vitamin D Deficiency and Related Disorders.

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