7 factors that Increase your risk of vitamin D deficiency

Age Older adults have an increased risk of vitamin B12 deficiency often due to atrophic gastritis (affects 10-30% of older adults), or pernicious anemia (affects 1-2% of older adults). Atrophic gastritis decreases hydrochloric acid secretion in the stomach, inhibiting the releaseof vitamin B12 bound to protein in food sources, and potentially increasing the levels of …

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