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Grassrootshealth Launches D*action Community Project to Solve Vitamin D Deficiency Crisis
Date:11/28/2008

Serving as a model for public health action on vitamin D, GrassrootsHealth, an advocacy organization has launched the D*action Community Project, a consortium of scientists, institutions and individuals committed to solving the worldwide vitamin D deficiency crisis and will hold its first event, a seminar on vitamin D for health professionals at UC San Diego, December 2 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 28, 2008 -- Serving as a model for public health action on vitamin D, GrassrootsHealth (www.grassrootshealth.org), an advocacy organization has launched the D*action Community Project, a consortium of scientists, institutions and individuals committed to solving the worldwide vitamin D deficiency crisis and will hold its first event, a seminar on vitamin D for health professionals at UC San Diego, December 2 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The seminar titled, Diagnosis & Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency, will be conducted by some of the country's notable vitamin D researchers and practitioners, including Anthony Norman, a distinguished professor emeritus of biochemistry and of biomedical sciences at UC Riverside and Cedric Garland, an adjunct professor of family and preventive medicine at UC San Diego. Norman and Garland recently joined with 16 other researchers at the University of California in issuing a "call to action" recommending that the daily intake of vitamin D for adults be revised by the government to 2000 international units (IU). Currently, the recommended daily intake of vitamin D is 200 IU for people up to 50 years old; 400 IU for people 51 to 70 years old; and 600 IU for people over 70 years old.

"The D*action Project is designed to be a testing ground for exploring techniques and evaluation at a community level on the benefits of vitamin D on
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