The best thing to do is to have your blood level checked -- vitamin D 25-OH, (not vitamin D 1,25). In the USA the labs consider a normal range to be between 30 and 100. In my experience that 30 level is still a bit low. People feel better when their levels hit about 50. I've written a few things about this which you can find here: http://saynotostroke.com/?s=vitamin+d. You can't be certain of how much you should take every day without having an idea of what your level is.
"The Scientists Call to D*action, a document published by a group of prominent vitamin D doctors, researchers and scientists, recommend that people achieve optimal vitamin D blood serum levels of between 100-150 nmol/L (Can) or 40-60 ng/ml (USA) for best overall health and disease prevention(3). Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with an increased risk for many serious diseases including bone disease, various cancers, infections, autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular diseases and adverse pregnancy outcomes."
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