Vitamin D Gets Its Day in the Sun

August 2005
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Aug2005, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p4
Provides information on Vitamin D. Findings of two studies on sunlight that were published in the journal of the National Cancer Institute; Recommended daily dietary intake of vitamin D; Results of taking vitamin D supplements.


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