Having an excess amount of abdominal fat has been shown to contribute to various health issues that pose a risk to one’s life expectancy. Two universities located in the Netherlands studied a group of 45-65 year old individuals to see how vitamin D deficiency correlated to excess abdominal weight. The study showed that for women, vitamin D shows a direct increase in abdominal fat. In men, not only did it increase their waistlines, but it also contributed to liver fat.
- Men who have a vitamin D deficiency can also end up developing fatty liver disease.
- The study showed that women who have lower levels of vitamin D are much more prone to having excess weight in the abdominal area.
- Many sunscreens above 15 SPF unfortunately block your body from naturally receiving vitamin D from UV rays.
“However, a new study points to an often-overlooked issue facing many obese people that can have very serious and far-reaching repercussions: vitamin D deficiency.”
Read more: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-06-14-have-a-large-waistline-you-most-likely-have-a-vitamin-d-deficiency.html