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Sunshine vitamin combats diabetes

vitaminsPeople with low levels of vitamin D are more likely to suffer from diabetes regardless of how much they weigh.

Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and maintain bone and muscle health.

The skin produces the vitamin naturally after exposure to sunlight.

People also absorb small amounts through foods like fortified milk.

Cancer patients’ survival improved with sunshine vitamin

vitamin pillsCancer patients who have higher levels of vitamin D when they are diagnosed tend to have better survival rates and remain in remission longer.

Vitamin D is produced naturally by the body after exposure to sunlight and is also absorbed from certain foods.  Its is needed to help the body absorb the calcium and phosphorous needed for health bones  and also affects a number of biological processes in the body.