Estimates of optimal vitamin D status

@article{DawsonHughes2005EstimatesOO,
  title={Estimates of optimal vitamin D status},
  author={Bess Dawson-Hughes and Robert Proulx Heaney and Michael F Holick and Paul Lips and Pierre Jean Meunier and Reinhold Vieth},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2005},
  volume={16},
  pages={713-716}
}
Vitamin D has captured attention as an important determinant of bone health, but there is no common definition of optimal vitamin D status. Herein, we address the question: What is the optimal circulating level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] for the skeleton? The opinions of the authors on the minimum level of serum 25(OH)D that is optimal for fracture prevention varied between 50 and 80 nmol/l. However, for five of the six authors, the minimum desirable 25(OH)D concentration clusters between… 
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