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Relationship between skin color, sun exposure, UV protection, fish intake and serum levels of vitamin D in Japanese older adult

Body Composition Assessment
MM Cabral et al.
Used Parameters : BW, BMI, FFM, SLM, BFM

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Japan

Journal : Nutrition & Food Science

Purpose This paper aims to observe the possible relationship between skin color, sun exposure level, UV protection and food intake and serum levels of 25 (OH) D in Japanese older adults. Design/methodology/approach Elderly (n= 131; 65-93 years old), followed by the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology in the Kusatsu (36° N) received a self-applicable questionnaire about the quantity and quality of the daily sun exposure and behavior to avoid the sun. A color analyzer measured each red (R), green (G) and blue (B) …
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