By: Rachel Pappas, Breast Cancer Survivor, Founder of www.1UpOnCancer.com and the Author of Hopping Roller Coasters.
If your Vitamin D level is at least 30 ng/ml at the time of your cancer diagnosis, you double your chance for long-term survival, according to a Canadian study, and other studies have similar findings.
But even if your blood level was lower, or you don’t know what it was when you first learned you had this illness, ensuring optimal Vitamin D moving forward will only help you; it’s been shown to promote cancer cell death.
“If you have cancer, your Vitamin D should be at least 30 ng/ml, but I recommend no less than 60 to increase your chance for long-term survival,” said Cedric Garland, PhD, a professor at the University of California School of Medicine, San Diego, and the first researcher to link Vitamin D and cancer. His studies date…
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