Vitamin D – More important than we may have thought

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By Caroline Burkholder

Vitamin D has been the focus of several scientifically prominent studies across the world due to its newfound association with childhood obesity. Children with low blood levels of vitamin D tend to have higher BMIs, higher body adiposity, and tend to experience faster weight gain compared to children with vitamin D levels within recommended range. Furthermore, health professionals have criticized the federal vitamin D standards as being too low to sustain optimal health. Vitamin D can be difficult ...

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