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Vitamin D and Diabetes

Low Vitamin D and Risk of Diabetes

Recent research has demonstrated that low levels of vitamin D and diabetes are strongly linked. Low levels of vitamin D are also associated with a higher risk of being overweight BUT even if you are normal weight then low vitamin D levels are still linked with an increased risk of diabetes. (Ref.1) What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is sometimes known as the sunshine vitamin because we produce it from exposure to the sun. We also get vitamin D from oily fish, liver and eggs but in modern life these are…