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Paradoxical nutritional deficiency in overweight and obesity: the importance of nutrient density

Barbara Depczynski
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (1): 44-45.
Published online: 6 July 2009

To the Editor: Markovic and Natoli draw attention to the frequent presence of nutritional deficiencies in obesity.1 While the authors detail various nutrient deficiencies that may arise from a nutrient-poor diet, they do not discuss the possibility of vitamin D deficiency.

  • Barbara Depczynski

  • Diabetes and Endocrine Service, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, NSW.


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