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CALCIFEROL (vitamin D)

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BenefitsHelps maintain normal blood levels of calcium and phosphorus, which strengthen bones. Helps form teeth and bones. Supplements can reduce the number of non-spinal fractures
Good Food SourcesFortified milk or margarine, fortified cereals, fatty fish
Recommended Daily Allowance31–70: 15 mcg (600 IU) 71+: 20 mcg (800 IU)
Upper Limit per day50 mcg (2,000 IU)
Did You Know?Many people don’t get enough of this nutrient. While the body uses sunlight to make vitamin D, it cannot make enough if you live in northern climates or don’t spend much time in the sun.


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