Friday, May 16, 2008

Vitamin D

Studies has shown that women with breast cancer have deficiency in Vitamin D. It is recommended if a woman as premature cancer should take Vitamin D supplements. This stresses that there's a healthy level for vitamin D and, if you are deficient, you have an increased risk of metastasis, but if you go above at a certain point your risk of goes up. Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble the two major forms of which are vitamin D2 and vitamin D3. Vitamin D3 is produced in skin exposed to sunlight, specifically ultraviolet B radiation. Sources of Vitamin D are fortified foods such as milk products and exposure to sunlight.