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Doctors now pushing to slash recommended Vitamin D intake in half

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Looks like vitamin D has been d-listed by scientists yet again, with new recommended dietary allowance (RDA) guidelines halving vitamin D intake from 800 international units (IU) per day to a paltry 400 IU. This, following conclusions made by the Endocrine Society after using a “gold standard for measuring 25(OH)D.” These findings were presented at the ENDO 2017 conference last April. Principal... 

Autism linked to overdose of folate, vitamin B12 during pregnancy

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Medics have long told pregnant women to get enough of the nutrient folate to ensure proper brain development in their babies. But a new research suggests that there can be too much of a good thing. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say women who have too much folic acid and vitamin B-12 may increase their baby’s risk of developing autism spectrum disorder, a condition marked by difficulties... 
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