Myths and Misconceptions about Vitamin D



Unfortunately, there are a number of myths about Vitamin D.


Following is a list of the myths that I frequently come across:


"I can't be low in Vitamin D  because I drink milk."


"I can't be low in Vitamin D  because I take a multivitamin as well as a calcium tablet that also contains Vitamin D."


"I can't be low in Vitamin D because I live in sunny southern California and spend at least 15 minutes outdoors every day."


"I read there is a high risk of Vitamin D toxicity if I take Vitamin D supplement more than the daily recommended dose."



Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency








This article was written by Sarfraz Zaidi, MD, FACE. Dr. Zaidi specializes in Diabetes, photoEndocrinology and Metabolism.



Dr. Zaidi is a former Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA. Currently he is Medical Director of the Jamila Diabetes and Endocrine Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, California.



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