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Vitamin D is essential for disease prevention

Vitamin D

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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Viral Cancer

Genes are biological chemical software routines that do specific tasks in our bodies. Oncogenes are genes that have been proven to contribute to the development and growth of cancer.  There are approx. 50 distinct Oncogenes known and some that are found often over expressed in Medulloblastoma are MYC , MYCN and TAG. MYC and MYCN alone cause many hallmarks of cancer. When these genes are ran, they accelerate DNA replication, they turn off programmed cell death in two ways, drives new blood vessels to the cell / tumor and more (footnote ***).

Anti-Oncogenes are genes with the ability to police Oncogenes and keep them from going out of control and causing cancer (The most common damaged Medulloblastoma Anti-oncogene is P53 also known as TP53. There are two copies of TP53 and both must be damaged for this gene to be silenced (footnotes * **). When cancer happens, a couple basic things happen:

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Justin & Audra have a son “SuperMax” with Glioblastoma. Their fierce love for their son and drive to make a change for everyone around them has created their MaxLove initiatives.  SuperMax is conquering Brain Cancer with their use of dietary and alternative treatments in addition to traditional treatment.  They have also created a place for parents of kids with all cancers a place to share and learn.  Please check out Fierce Foodies on Facebook.

 

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Vitamin D3 Deficiency – A Global Perspective

“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.”

 

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Use of Vitamin D3 In Clinical Practice

“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

December 20, 2012 — 1 Comment

 

Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Vitamin D Deficiency

“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 ”