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New Prevention Data: Vitamin D Slows Breast Cancer Progression

By DrLaPuma 13 years agoNo Comments
Home  /  Cancer  /  New Prevention Data: Vitamin D Slows Breast Cancer Progression
Dr John La Puma

Food is good medicine, and can be good information.

A new study of over 500 women with breast cancer (early, local and advanced) finds that those with early breast cancer had much, much higher levels of vitamin D than local or advanced.

How? Vitamin D helps the proofreader gene in your body. The proofreader gene catches mistakes your body makes as your cells divide. And breast cancer cell division is a mistake.

Vitamin D and breast cancer. If you live north of a line drawn between Norfolk Virginia and San Jose California, you probably need the correct, most active Vitamin D supplement–Vitamin D3, at least in the Fall and Winter, to activate Vitamin D in your body.

In the Fall and Winter, the sun just isn’t strong enough to convert it. Other seasons, you need about 15 minutes of sun on your arms daily.

  Cancer, Vitamins and Supplements, Wellness and Mental Health