Starting off, Vitamin D is not a Vitamin, long time ago mis-namer. It’s actually a Pro-Hormone – a precursor building block to hormones and it’s unbelievably important. It acts as a molecular switch activating at least 200 target genes in our bodies, thereby regulating gene expression. And many of these are the ON switches for our immune system! I only wish I knew then, what I know now.
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Vitamin D is essential for disease prevention
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“Higher serum levels of the main circulating form of vitamin D…, are associated with substantially lower incidence rates of colon, breast, ovarian, renal, pancreatic, aggressive prostate and other cancers.”
“Vitamin D significantly reduces all-cause mortality”
“Not only are such deficiencies common, and probably the rule, vitamin D deficiency is implicated in most of the diseases of civilization. ”
“Vitamin D deficiency is now recognized as a pandemic.
It has been suggested that adults with a Vitamin D3 level of < 50 nmol/L who were then followed for up to 19 years had a 30–50% increased risk of developing colorectal, breast, prostate, and many other cancers ”