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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Cite this: Romesh Khardori. Fast Five Quiz: Vitamin D Practice Essentials - Medscape - Feb 09, 2022.