Vitamin D deficiencies may lead to type 2 diabetes

Race affects obesity in vitamin D deficient kids

A study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism found that vitamin D-deficient white children had higher abdominal fat levels while vitamin D-deficient black children had higher subcutaneous fat levels compared with their nondeficient counterparts. Low vitamin D also was linked to higher adiposity measures and lower HDL cholesterol levels in white and black children.”

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