[Local Data] Vitamin D status in young adults in Hong Kong

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[Local Data] Vitamin D status in young adults in Hong Kong

In an observational study, plasma vitamin D level was measured in 196 young (18-26 years) adults. Results demonstrated that vitamin D deficiency (< 50 nmol/L) was highly prevalent and related to poorer cardio-metabolic risk profile in the study population.

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Wang EWL, et al. Vitamin D status and cardio-metabolic risk factors in young adults in Hong Kong: associations and implications. APJCN. 2017. Doi: 10.6133/apjcn.022017.08.
 

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