Women with darker skin tones produce less vitamin D in the skin after exposure to sunlight and as such have lower levels of 2-OHD (25-hydroxyvitamin D), a biomarker used in measuring vitamin D levels. The recent study showed that older African-American women who are suffering deficiency in vitamin D need the same doses as Caucasian women to cure the condition. In the study, varying doses of vitamin D were given to African-American and Caucasian women with similar levels of 25OHD biomarker and body size. Results of the study showed that both groups have the same metabolism and absorption of vitamin […]Continue reading Dark-Skinned Women Need Vitamin D Too
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