Comparison of the serum vitamin D level between breastfed and formula-fed infants: several factors which can affect serum vitamin D concentration

Yong Joo Kim
May 2013
Korean Journal of Pediatrics;May2013, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p202
Academic Journal
The article reflects on the difference of serum vitamin D level between breastfeeding and formula-fed infants. It discusses several components that affect the body concentration of vitamin D. It notes that a newborn infant born to a mother with a vitamin D deficiency is anticipated to be deficient of the vitamin. It mentions that the women with increased skin pigmentation are at risk of vitamin D deficiency.


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