viernes, 21 de diciembre de 2012

Andreas Moritz


No one really knows how much of each vitamin we need. Governments and international organizations such as the World Health Organization frequently release figures that propose a Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for every vitamin that you supposedly need to stay healthy. The nutritional experts in different countries, however, have varying opinions about how much of each vitamin your body needs each day. An American, for example, is supposed to take at least 60mg of vitamin C, whereas a British citizen is considered better off taking only 30mg. People living in France need 80mg of this vitamin to stay healthy, whereas Italians are told they must consume approximately 45mg. These figures are “adjusted” every few years, even though our bodies’ basic nutritional requirements have not changed.

To further confuse the issue, in recent years a new measurement scale has emerged known as Optimum Daily Allowance (ODA). Proponents of the new s...Ver más
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