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5. Obesity

People who are overweight or obese may have low levels of vitamin D3. Fat cells will often absorb vitamin D3 instead of letting the vitamin do its important work. Malabsorption of various nutrients, including vitamin D, is associated with obesity; if you are overweight, make sure that you have enough vitamin D3 to contribute to your body's health.

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