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Vitamin D, How Much Should A Woman Get Each Day? - Dr. Holick (VIDEO)

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Vitamin D, How Much Should A Woman Get Each Day? - Dr. Holick (VIDEO)
Vitamin D, How Much Should A Woman Get Each Day? - Dr. Holick (VIDEO)
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Dr. Holick explains how much vitamin D a woman should get per day.

Dr. Holick:
In my opinion, I think that all adults and women in particular should be taking at least 1000 International Units supplement as well as a multivitamin containing 400 units of vitamin D and getting a calcium supplement or drinking milk that’s containing another 400 to 600 units of vitamin D. So in combination, if they are getting about 2000 units of vitamin D a day, they are getting about what they need.

About Dr. Holick, Ph.D., M.D.:

Michael Holick, Ph.D., M.D., is the Professor of Medicine of Physiology and Biophysics at Boston University School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and performed his residency and fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Holick specializes in vitamin D, calcium, bone metabolism, photobiology of vitamin, and osteoporosis. Dr. Holick is also the recipient of the American Skin Associations Psoriasis Research Achievement Award, the American College of Nutrition Award, the Robert H. Herman Memorial Award in Clinical Nutrition from the American Society for Clinical Nutrition, and more.

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