• Longitudinal Assessment of Vitamin D Status across Trimesters of Pregnancy

    7 days ago - By Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundThe evolution of vitamin D status across pregnancy trimesters and its association with prepregnancy body mass index remain unclear.ObjectivesWe aimed to 1) assess trimester-specific serum total 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations, 2) compare those concentrations between ppBMI categories, and 3) examine associations between 25D concentrations, ppBMI, and vitamin D intake.MethodsAs part of a prospective cohort study, 79 pregnant women with a mean age of 32.1 y and ppBMI of 25.7 kg/m 2 were recruited in their first trimester. Each trimester, vitamin D intake was assessed by 3...
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