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The Epidemiology of Obesity, A Big Picture – July 2015

Pharmacoeconomics. 2015 Jul; 33(7): 673–689, doi: 10.1007/s40273-014-0243-x
Adela Hruby, PhD, MPH and Frank B. Hu, MD, PhD, MPH

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Overview Obesity and Vitamin D contains the following summary

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  • Normal weight     Obese     (50 ng = 125 nanomole)

Obesity is associated with low Vitamin D (and treated by D as well) – Aug 2019 has the following

Fast weight loss by Obese: Summary of the data as of Sept 2019
1) 50,000 IU Vitamin D weekly for at least 6 months
   If gut problems, should use a gut-friendly form of vitamin D
2) Add calorie restriction diet and light exercise after ~2 months*
   * Vitamin D levels must be above 30ng/ml to help with weight loss
   * Can start losing weight 2 months sooner if take a 50,000 IU daily for a week (400,000 IU)
3) More weight loss if also add Magnesium or cofactors
Magnesium: 30% Improved Vitamin D response with Magnesium - a Vitamin D Cofactor
   Note: Magnesium reduces weight loss by itself as well
  Omega-3: 20% improved vitamin D response if also add Omega-3 a Vitamin D Cofactor
  Note: Omega-3 reduces weight loss by itself as well
4) More weight loss if also improve activation of Vitamin D Receptor
   Vitamin D Receptor activator provides 0-30% improved Vitamin D response))
   Obesity 1.5 X more likely if poor Vitamin D Receptor – meta-analysis Nov 2019

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The epidemic of overweight and obesity presents a major challenge to chronic disease prevention and health across the life course around the world. Fueled by economic growth, industrialization, mechanized transport, urbanization, an increasingly sedentary lifestyle, and a nutritional transition to processed foods and high calorie diets over the last 30 years, many countries have witnessed the prevalence of obesity in its citizens double, and even quadruple. Rising prevalence of childhood obesity, in particular, forebodes a staggering burden of disease in individuals and healthcare systems in the decades to come. A complex, multifactorial disease, with genetic, behavioral, socioeconomic, and environmental origins, obesity raises risk of debilitating morbidity and mortality. Relying primarily on epidemiologic evidence published within the last decade, this non-exhaustive review discusses the extent of the obesity epidemic, its risk factors—known and novel—, sequelae, and economic impact across the globe.

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Although several viruses have been identified as potentially having a causal role in obesity (76), Ad-36 is among the most studied, being causally associated with adiposity in animals. Studies in diverse human populations generally support greater Ad-36 viral loads as probably causal of obesity in both children and adults (76–79), with links to other metabolic traits (77,79)

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