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Americans’ Vitamin D Levels

by Savitha C Muppala on April 1, 2011 at 8:20 PM
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 Americans’ Vitamin D Levels

A recent federal government study has shown that close to 1 percent of Americans have elevated levels of Vitamin D which can turn out to be toxic.

The report also revealed that a fourth of the population need to spruce up their Vitamin D levels, while two-thirds are safe with adequate levels of this vital vitamin.

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Vitamin D helps in calcium absorption and is a must for bone health. Muscles and nerves also require Vitamin D so that they can function properly.



Source: Medindia
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