Based on your genetics, your genetic predisposition for Vitamin D Requirement is
What does this mean?
Likely to have no increased risk of vitamin D deficiency Your genotypes indicate that you are likely to have typical serum level of vitamin D and no increased risk for vitamin D deficiency. Hence, maintain and monitor your vitamin D intake. The recommended vitamin D intake is 15 mcg/day for adults aged 19-65 years old and 20 mcg/day for elderly. The upper tolerable intake for adults is 100 mcg/day (RNI for Malaysia).
How Is Your Genetic Risk Calculated?
This result is based on the SNPs(single nucleotide polymorphism)that are associated with Vitamin D Requirement.
Suggested Lifestyle Changes
- Dietary vitamin D can be obtained from natural foods, fortified foods and supplements. Natural sources of vitamin D include fatty fish, egg yolks and cod liver oil, while common vitamin D fortified food are cereals, bread, butter, milk and yoghurt.
- Include moderate exposure to sun and physical activities in your daily life.
- Maintain a healthy weight.