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How Do I Choose the Best Professional Cleaning Service

Keeping your home clean can be an exhausting task, especially if you have to squeeze it in between the chaos and work and keeping your family in line. And if your life feels like it’s nothing but cleaning and tedious chores, perhaps it’s…

How to Keep Your Pool Clean Without Using Chemicals

The weather is getting hotter and hotter, and if you haven’t done it already, you are probably getting ready to open your pool and start the swimming season. Having a pool in your backyard is wonderful, but it requires quite some effort before you…

8 Ways to Make Food Shopping as a Parent More Bearable

No one is denying children aren’t the gift that keep on giving. But, as a parent, there are just some tasks in day to day adult life that shouldn’t be accompanied by kids. Namely the weekly food shop. Opening yourself up to a world of whining, potential tantrums and…

What you need to know about vitamin d fortified milk



In the 1930s, commercial milk manufacturers started adding vitamin D to milk. Currently, a serving of 1 cup of milk contains between 115 and 124 international units of vitamin D. Milk fortification along with fortification of some cereal products and orange juice had the desired effect of raising calcium levels. Get Phen375 coupon for your next order


However, manufacturers became careless about the amounts of vitamin D added to milk after World War II, which led to an outbreak of vitamin D overdose in infants and young children.

Most European countries banned the fortification of vitamin D in dairy products because of this. Today, all infant formulas in the United States contain vitamin D.

Many doctors recommend vitamin D supplementation for infants after 6 months of age. In the United States, you can buy non-fortified milk, but it must be labeled as such.

By 1900, about 80 percent of children in Boston had rickets, but that number dropped to almost nothing in the 1930s, according to an article in Boston University School of Medicine published in December 2004 "American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition.

The small amount of vitamin D added to milk, cereals and orange juice is enough to prevent rickets and other bone disorders, although experts are still debating whether the recommended intake of 600 international units a day of vitamin D for most Of children and adults is adequate. People with dark skin, especially those with cultures with a tradition of covering up the skin, are at greatest risk of developing vitamin D deficiency in the United States today.

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