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Overview Dark Skin and Vitamin D


FACT - - People with dark skins have more health problems and higher mortality rate than those with light skins
FACT - - People with dark skins have low levels of vitamin D
FACT - - People with light skins who have low vitamin D have health problems
OBSERVATION - - The health problems of whites with low level of vitamin D are similar to those with dark skins
CONCLUSION - - People with dark skins have more health problems due to low levels of vitamin D

Increased Death Rate with Dark Skin- - - - - - -


Chart of Vitamin D levels vs race - April 2013 has the following

Vitamin D vs Race at is.gd/vitD_race
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The Black/White survival discrepancy peaks at age 78: chronic illness

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US vitamin D deficiency vs skin color details were reported by CDC March 2012

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see wikipage: http://www.vitamindwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page_id=645 {IMG}

Amount of vitamin D deficiency depends on amount of African-American blood (darkness of skin?)

CLICK HERE for more information
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Vitamin D Council filed a complaint with the FDA about vitamin D deficiency in blacks - 2011

  • 2X more likely to have underweight babies
  • 10X more likely for black women to be vitamin D deficient
  • 83% of children with rickets are African-Americans
  • ALL of the major fatal illnesses of African-Americans are linked to vitamin D deficiency

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The health disparity for dark skinned people is almost the same as whites having a low level of vitamin D

Black
vs White
White - low D
vs White - high D
breast cancer 1.34 1.26
colorectal cancer 1.43 1.44
cardiovascular disease1.29 1.27
all-cause mortality 1.26 1.26

CLICK HERE for details, Dr. Grant
Blacks die more often than whites of many diseases (they have less vitamin D) – 2012 contains the following summary

Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans Cancer.org

  • “African Americans have the highest death rate and shortest survival of any racial and ethnic group in the US for most cancers”
  • Has a huge number of tables and charts, Note: Vitamin D is not mentioned

Leading Causes of Death as of March 2018

All Ages Death rateBlackWhiteRatio
Heart diseases 217 1711.27
Cancer 1991701.17
Cerebrovascular diseases51361.4
Diabetes 40 192.0

Rates per 100,000    Age adjusted   Non-Hispanic



Diabetes and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Pregnancy and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Women and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Breast Cancer and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Rickets and Dark Skin- - - - - 

Hypertension and Dark Skin- - - 

Stroke and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Obesity and Dark Skin - - - - - - -

Kidney and Dark Skin - - - - - - 

Multiple Sclerosis and Dark Skin - - 

Mortality and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Cardiovascular and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Infant-Child and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Youths and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Pain and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Intervention and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Genes and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Vitamin D Binding Protein and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 

Vitamin D Receptor and Dark Skin- - - - - - - 


See also at VitaminDWiki - Dark Skin

in wikipage: http://www.vitamindwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page_id=1660
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see wikipage:http://www.vitamindwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page_id=1752

Teens increasingly indoors 8.5 hours white, 13 hours dark skin


Vitamin D Supplementation in Young White and African American Women, Jan 2014

PDF is attached at the bottom of this page
White Women
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African American Women
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See also on the Web

Dark skins (less vitamin d) = more Alzheimer's

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