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African-American women battling vitamin D deficiencies need the same dose as Caucasian women to treat the condition.
With recent findings stating obese individuals may have a deficiency in vitamin D levels, more people may be inclined to take a daily supplement to ensure they are getting the proper amount in their system. However, a new study has found many people may not even be getting the recommended amount of that sunshine vitamin when they do take a daily tablet.
Vitamin D is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, helping to build strong bones and stave off rickets. A new study has shown that there may be a deficiency of this vitamin in people who are obese.
Having adequate levels of vitamin D during young adulthood may reduce the risk of adult-onset type 1 diabetes by as much as 50%.
Taking a vitamin D supplement and drinking cow’s milk are the two most important factors that determine how much vitamin D is in a child’s body.
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This January, Request A Test is offering 10% off of all General Wellness testing including the Vitamin D 25-Hydroxy test.
Women who are obese at the start of their pregnancy may be passing on insufficient levels of vitamin D to their babies.