New Research Shows Vitamin D Reduces Risk of Cancer

I've been blogging about vitamin D for quite some time and it's always good to see the evidence piling up that it's a real health issue for many, if not most people. According to the D-Action project at Grassrootshealth, about 51% of people they've tested are below normal, which they consider to be above 40 ng/ml (I think you should be above 60, and I try to keep mine above 80). But, consider, these are the results of people who are concerned about their levels. I shudder to think what it must be for those unaware, using sunscreen and clothing to avoid sun exposure, and relying on fortified milk. Another piece of the puzzle hit the newsstands, today. A new study on nutrition and health shows vitamin D can significantly reduce the risk of several types of cancer. William B. Grant, director of the Sunlight, Nutrition and Health Research Center in San Francisco, reviewed and summarized the ecological studies of solar ultraviolet B (UVB), vitamin D and cancer since 2000. The strongest associations between vitamin D from the sun and cancer were found with colon and breast cancers, but links have also been found with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, ovarian cancer and...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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