The little things that are often overlooked such as vitamin or mineral deficiency, have a major influence on people’s health. Lack of vitamin D levels in the body can increase the risk of cancer, such as bladder cancer.
A recent study conducted in Spain by the Spanish Cancer Research Center and published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Previous studies have been done that show that vitamin D can prevent breast cancer, colon cancer, and prostate cancer.
Thus, Dr. Nuria Malets and his team decided to focus on bladder cancer instead. Health experts recommend that maintain vitamin D3 levels from 40 to 60 ng / ml (nanograms per milliliter) to protect against cancer.
The study involved 2,000 participants made up of bladder cancer patients who were treated in hospital and the other half were healthy people without bladder cancer. The researchers then measured levels of serum 25-hydroxycholecalciferol or 25 (OH) D, the active form of vitamin D3 is produced in the kidney.
The research team noted that bladder cancer patients had lower serum levels compared with bladder cancer. Researchers determined that low levels of vitamin D3 can double the risk of bladder cancer, up to 6-fold.
Vitamin D3 may prevent cancer because the protein content that can curb cancer. Vitamin D3 is more a hormone than vitamins and adaptogenic properties, as quoted from NaturalNews. (more…)