Vi­ta­min D obe­sity link

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DE­FI­CIENCY of vi­ta­min D dur­ing growth and de­vel­op­ment has been clearly as­so­ci­ated with a range of health con­cerns, in­cud­ing the risk of chronic dis­eases such as type 1 di­a­betes, hy­per­ten­sion, mul­ti­ple sclero­sis and many types of can­cer, ac­cord­ing to a study sum­maris­ing the ef­fects in the In­ter­na­tional Jour­nal of Con­tem­po­rary Pe­di­atrics.

The study went on to con­firm that vi­ta­min D de­fi­ciency or in­suf­fi­ciency is also com­mon to obese and over­weight ado­les­cents, and linked to the pre­vi­ousy as­so­ci­ated chronic con­di­tions - CLICK HERE.

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