Overweight people have a different vitamin D metabolism

Study: Association of Body Weight With Response to Vitamin D Supplementation and Metabolism. Image Credit: Iryna Imago / Shutterstock

Vitamin D is an essential macronutrient that is involved in several biological processes. Vitamin D production takes place endogenously as vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) or is obtained from the diet or supplements as vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol) or vitamin D3. The role of vitamin D in preventing osteomalacia and rickets has already been established. In addition, recent … Read more