Vitamin D deficiency can lead to weight gain

Vitamin D deficiency also indirectly leads to obesity

For example, a low vitamin D level can lead to depression, whereby the depression-related tiredness and listlessness can lead to a certain degree of inactivity, which in turn can result in obesity.

A vitamin D deficiency is also associated with blood sugar problems - and this too can sooner or later lead to obesity, and of course to diabetes anyway.

Even serious problems like rheumatoid arthritis or multiple sclerosis are often associated with a vitamin D deficiency. Both diseases often limit the person's mobility - and that brings excess weight back onto the scene.

In addition, patients of the two diseases mentioned are often given cortisone preparations. One of the most significant side effects of cortisone therapies, however, is sometimes immense obesity.

A vitamin D deficiency can lead to obesity both directly and indirectly and should be remedied in any case.

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Fix vitamin D deficiency

The best dietary sources of vitamin D are high-fat fish (vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin), such as: B. Cod, tuna, mackerel and salmon. For vegetarians and vegans, mushrooms are at best possible, especially those that have been exposed to UV light (i.e. not cultivated mushrooms that are usually grown in the dark).

However, it is usually not possible to keep the vitamin D level at a healthy level through food.

However, since vitamin D or its precursor can be produced by the body itself under the influence of solar radiation in the skin, sunbathing in particular is a very good way of equipping yourself with really high vitamin D values.

You can find out here which factors can disrupt the body's own vitamin D production and what you must therefore pay attention to when supplying vitamin D:

Five disruptive factors for your vitamin D production

Measures that accompany your weight loss and can lead to more success of your diet can be found here:

Tips for successful weight loss

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