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Information on the latest vitamin D news and research.

Find out more information on deficiency, supplementation, sun exposure, and how vitamin D relates to your health.

How much Vitamin D3/day should a six year old child take that weighs 60 lbs.

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Asked by  luckytraderscl@gmail.com on December 2, 2014


  • Will Hunter
    Keymaster
     Will Hunter on

    We recommend that children take 1000 IU/day per 25 lbs of body weight. So a six year old child weighing 60 lbs should take 2,400 IU/day.

    • This reply was modified 2 years, 11 months ago by  Will Hunter.
    Answered by  Will Hunter on