09/24/2010 // Orlando, FL, USA // Get Cancer Answers // Cancer Answers
Although vitamin D has many health benefits, the National Institutes of Health report that about 1 billion people around the world do not get enough to meet the RDA. Vitamin D interacts with a number of genes linked to cancer risks. Having adequate amounts of vitamin D has proven to help protect animals from cancer and is believed to have the same affects in humans. Among studies done, vitamin D has been shown to reduce the risk of cancer in obese mice by over 40%.