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Do You Know Vitamin D?

The health world has been buzzing as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has increased the amount of vitamin D children should have daily to 400 IU (International Units). Since Vitamin D is not as easy to come by as say, vitamin C, take this quiz to see how much you know about this important vitamin that's been making the news.

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Do You Know Vitamin D?

How much vitamin D should healthy adults get per day?

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almostloli almostloli 7 years
sunbathing is actually good for the bones! lol
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 7 years
You should update this because adults are suppose to get 1000 IU + daily NOT 400, that is WAY TOO little!!! Katie171 = you need to take more vitamin D missy! ha ha!
katie171 katie171 7 years
1/5 - well, at least I now know about vitamin D!
hardcorecupcakex hardcorecupcakex 7 years
2/5.I guessed on most of them
hardcorecupcakex hardcorecupcakex 7 years
2/5.I guessed on most of them
baybelle baybelle 7 years
3/5 - umm.. how did I miss the first one considering it was actually IN the question??!! Actually I take about 800 IU most days coz many studies have shown recently that you need more than 400. My mil was diagnosed with a Vitamin D deficiency last year and it manifested in the worst cramps in her legs at night. She had to take vit D shots every week for months! Now she goes out into the sun a lot more often.
baybelle baybelle 7 years
3/5 - umm.. how did I miss the first one considering it was actually IN the question??!! Actually I take about 800 IU most days coz many studies have shown recently that you need more than 400.My mil was diagnosed with a Vitamin D deficiency last year and it manifested in the worst cramps in her legs at night. She had to take vit D shots every week for months! Now she goes out into the sun a lot more often.
bethinabox bethinabox 7 years
4/5 - I missed the "fat-soluble" one - I totally should've known that, what with being a Kinesiology major and having my nutrition class last semester! LOL! Oops. :P
TidalWave TidalWave 7 years
i hate the sun thing. 10-15 minutes is exactly what it says! that's not even enough to tan! so a lot of proponents will say "oh but if you tell people that then they will bake and get skin cancer". well 15 minutes is 15 minutes! you won't get skin cancer in 15 minutes. it's not the researcher's fault that people are idiots
ohkate ohkate 7 years
aw only 1 of 5 /:
ohkate ohkate 7 years
aw only 1 of 5 /:
pixelhaze pixelhaze 7 years
so kids aren't getting enough sun at recess? It was 45 mins ever day, back when I was in school.
Chikeebabe Chikeebabe 7 years
WOW - I so sucked on that one 1/5
tlsgirl tlsgirl 7 years
Yep, me too.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 7 years
Yep, me too.
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 7 years
Wow. I bombed that one.
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 7 years
Wow. I bombed that one.
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