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  1. Arti says:

    Compared to people with lighter skin, Black people have more melanin in their skin, which affects the body's ability to synthesize vitamin D. By subscribing you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The recommended daily allowance of vitamin D is 600 international units (IU) for most people ages 1 to 70, according to the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. To get a better understanding of vitamin D and scientists’ long-held fascination with its functions, it's first good to know that not all vitamins and minerals operate in the body alike. Here’s what we know and don’t know. For people over the age of 70 it’s 800 IU, and for infants it’s 400 IU. Although research on vitamin D abounds, its effect on human health remains uncertain. Althoug

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