TITLE

INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE'S NEW DRIs FOR CALCIUM AND VITAMIN D

AUTHOR(S)
Atkinson, Stephanie A.
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/17/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 8, p874
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the new Dietary Reference Intakes (RDIs) for vitamin D and calcium intake issued by the U.S. Institute of Medicine, following a comprehensive review of the scientific literature. It states that the recommendations for intakes were based on the key role of calcium and vitamin D in skeletal health, considering the cause-and-effect relationship. It discusses the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) and Tolerable Upper Intakes (UL) for calcium and vitamin D.
ACCESSION #
62548465

 

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