EU RDA (1) Per Day
European Union Recommended Daily Amounts for Nutritional Labelling of Food Products.
Sunlight, fish, eggs, butter and dairy products.
Aids in bone and tooth formation; helps maintain heart action and nervous system.
In children: rickets and other bone deformities. In adults: calcium loss from bones.
High intakes may cause diarrhoea & weight loss.
Storage, processing & cooking do not appear to affect this vitamin.
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Cholesterol is used to synthesise this vitamin upon sun exposure.
EU RDA - European Union Recommended Daily Amounts. These are the values used for vitamins for the nutritional labelling of food products.
EU RDA - Directive, 90/496/EEC, 1990.
Also information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the American Institute for Cancer Research, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
(1) EU RDA - European Union Recommended Daily Amounts for Nutritional Labelling of Food Products.
(2) Safe intake per day.
(3) There is no EU RDA for vitamin K.
(4) Note that some vitamins in large or very large excess could produce toxic symptoms. Always keep to the recommended dosage as advised by your doctor or medical advisor.
European Food Information Council