According to the CDC, 209,292 men were diagnosed with prostate cancer and nearly 15% of that number of men died from prostate cancer. The fact that something as simple as a vitamin D supplement could shrink prostate cancer tumors is huge news, and surely very welcome for many at-risk men. The results aren't definitive, but, as we recently discussed in a LivingHealthy article titled 'The Must-Have Vitamin Most People Are Lacking', there are so many great reasons to up your vitamin D intake for both men and women. As writer Melissa Walker puts it, '...vitamin D plays key roles in calcium consumption and bone health. Deficiency has been shown to lead to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s, cancer and various diseases from cardiovascular to autoimmune disorders.'
Vitamin D May Slow Prostate Cancer
September 21, 2016