31 Mar '17, 3pm

Does Vitamin D reduce cancer risk?

Does Vitamin D reduce cancer risk?

The average 25(OH)D level in the women’s blood at the beginning of the study (33 nanograms/milliliter, ng/mL) was higher than the usual target levels that currently range from 20-32 ng/ml, according to different sources. This suggests that higher vitamin D levels than are currently recommended are needed for substantially decreasing risk of cancer. “This study suggests that higher levels of 25(OH)D in the blood are associated with lower cancer risk”, said principal investigator Joan Lappe, PhD, RN, Creighton University Criss/Beirne Professor of Nursing and Professor of Medicine. “The study provides evidence that higher concentrations of 25(OH)D in the blood, in the context of vitamin D3 and calcium supplementation, decrease risk of cancer.”

Full article: http://eatdrinkbetter.com/2017/03/31/vitamin-d-reduces-ca...

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