Recent evidence from meta-analysis of 81 trials and a randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial with nearly 26,000 patients has shown that vitamin D supplementation may be of little benefit for healthy adults, including pregnant women. Screening for vitamin D deficiency in healthy asymptomatic adults is not recommended. Our nutrition expert, Denise Snow, explains the latest data on vitamin D.
Denise Snow is a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, NY, and a healthcare law attorney in private practice. Dr. Snow can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The author declares no conflicts of interest.