Vitamin D may offer protection against cancers, study says
Vitamin D may offer protection against cancers, new research suggests, although experts are split over whether individuals should start taking supplements.
The vitamin plays an important role in the body, including in bone health and muscle strength and in preventing conditions such as rickets.
It is produced when sunlight hits our skin, can also be found in certain foods such as eggs and fatty fish, and can be taken as a supplement.
Now researchers in Japan say higher levels of the vitamin are linked to a lower risk of cancer, in particular liver cancer.
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