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Old 02-22-2009, 11:20 AM   #1
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what does iu mean?

what does 50,000 iu of vitamin a mean?

 
Old 02-22-2009, 10:19 PM   #2
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Re: what does iu mean?

IU means "international unit".

50,000 IU of vitamin E and 50,000 IU of vitamin D may actually have different milligrams (weight) since the IU measurement is based on effect not weight.

 
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