Vitamin D is essential for optimal functioning of our body. 70% of the American children do not get enough vitamin D, showed two recent studies published in The Journal of Pediatrics. This lack of vitamin D poses a risk of overweight, diabetes, high blood pressure, decreased good cholesterol levels and a risk of heart disease in their more mature years. 9% of them had deficiency of vitamin D and 61% didn’t have sufficient amount of it.
How vitamin D regulates cells and genes?
Vitamin D is beneficial for our health and reduces the growth of the cells (which promotes cancer) and aids cell differentiation (this way the cell are in anti-cancer state) which makes it one of the most powerful cancer protectors. All this clarifies how the lack of it can cause prostate, breast and ovarian cancer.