Do body fat and exercise modulate vitamin D status?

Obesity has been associated with lower levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, abbreviated 25(OH)D, in several studies, including the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Body fat has been shown to be a storage site for vitamin D in humans, but the exact mechanism by which higher body fat results in lower serum 25(OH)D is not… CONTINUE READING