What are optimal vitamin D levels in Indian population?

What are optimal vitamin D levels in Indian population?

In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications, will discuss about the optimal vitamin D levels in Indian population in this video. The vitamin D levels should be between 20 – 40 nanograms/decilitre. For healthy population, the levels should be more than 20 ng/dl. He tells us further than for elderly people or people who have bone disorder, the levels should be more than 30 ng/dl is required. He will further inform that having more than 40 ng/dl will give no advantage. And if the levels are less than 10 ng/dl, then immediate supplements are required.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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