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Vitamin D and Obesity









There is much interest in the relationship between obesity and vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is stored as the parent compound, cholecalciferol, in the muscles and fat.      However, in cases of  obesity, vitamin D essentially becomes sequestered by fat cells leaving it unavailable for mobilization when needed.  As a result, researchers have concluded that obese individuals may   require more vitamin D than those with a healthy weight to maintain sufficient vitamin D levels