Higher Vitamin D Levels in First Year of Life Could Help Against Obesity in Adolescence

October 29, 2020

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A study conducted by the University of Michigan School of Public Health found that lower levels of vitamin D during the first year of life are associated with higher levels of metabolic syndrome in adolescence. Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions such as high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels. These conditions increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes.

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