Study: Vitamin D supplements don't reduce diarrhea among babies

09/11/2013 | Reuters

Researchers looked at more than 3,000 infants who were given either 100,000 IU of vitamin D3 supplements or a placebo once every three months for nearly two years, and found no differences in the incidence of diarrhea between the two groups. Vitamin D supplementation also did not result in reduced average time until first bout of diarrhea, according to the study in the journal Pediatrics.

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