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nightsurfer on 2009-09-03The dependency of vitamin D status on body mass index, gender, age and season.
Lagunova Z, Porojnicu AC, Lindberg F, Hexeberg S, Moan J.
Anticancer Res. 2009 Sep;29(9):3713-20.
CONCLUSION: The 25(OH)D3 level, as well as its seasonal variation and the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency, are all dependent on BMI, and age separately. The results of the study suggest that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 2 men with BMI > or = 40 are vitamin D deficient.