Obesity and vitamin D deficiency: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

  title={Obesity and vitamin D deficiency: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Marcos Pereira-Santos and Priscila Ribas de Farias Costa and Ana Assis and Carlos Ant{\^o}nio de Souza Teles Santos and Diego Benone Santos},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  volume={16 4},
Over the past decade, there have been an increasing number of studies on the association between vitamin D deficiency and anthropometric state. However, we did not identify any meta-analyses of the relationship between obesity and vitamin D deficiency in different age groups. Thus, we evaluated the association between obesity and vitamin D deficiency. We searched for observational studies published up to April 2014 in PubMed/Medline, Web of Science and Scopus databases. We performed a meta… CONTINUE READING
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