Calcium, vit D supplements off menu: US Task Force

The controversial guidance, issued by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) yesterday, also said there was insufficient evidence to assess the effect on  primary fracture prevention of supplementing postmenopausal women with higher doses (>400IU vitamin D, >1000mg calcium daily).

The task force said there was adequate evidence to show that

“Because supplementation at or below 400IU of vitamin D and