Posts Tagged ‘vitamin D and cancer’

Seven out of ten kids have low vitamin D levels

A new report reveals that 70 million American kids (ranging in age from toddlers to teens) are at increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, and bone problems due to deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D.  Low vitamin D levels are about 6 times more common in young black Americans because darker...
August 4th, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

Vitamin D doesn’t work – Oh really?

I was wondering what to write about so had a browse around the CancerDirectory site. The first thing that caught my eye was a report boldly headlining the fact that vitamin D had been tested over a period of seven years and had not been found to be protective against breast cancer. This study was published...
November 25th, 2008 | Blogs-contributors, Fighting Cancer | Read More

Cancer Experts Debate Vitamin D, Sunlight and Risk

The association between vitamin D and cancer risk is one of the most studied, most complex and most controversial issues in nutrition science. Recently, at a major scientific conference on diet and cancer, a panel of vitamin D experts weighed in, and presented evidence that sought to provide some clarity. The...
November 9th, 2008 | Cancer Research, News | Read More