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IN Health & Fitness ON 16 Mar, 2016
The common forms of breast cancer are mainly caused due to deficiency of Vitamin D whereas one rare forms of cancer such as inflammatory breast cancer may be caused due to various other reasons as well. It is quite difficult to prevent inflammatory breast cancer. Recently a pregnant woman diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer delayed chemotherapy and met with a horrible tragedy.
Carole Baggerly is the founder director of GrassrootsHealth. The aim of her organization is to educate people about the role of Vitamin D in preventing various forms of cancer. Carole, former owner of aerospace business is a breast cancer survivor and got healed due to consumption of vitamin D. Currently she is studying the health benefits of vitamin D with world's leading scientists.
Serum levels must be tested on regular basis. 40 ng/ml of vitamin D in serum is sufficient to combat cancer.
An optimum level of vitamin D in your body prevents more than 16 different forms of cancer including pancreatic, lung, ovarian, breast, prostate and skin cancers.
Vitamin D decreases risk of cancer by 77%. Apart from combating health disorders, diabetes and chronic disease, vitamin D have various other health benefits.
Breast cancer described as a "vitamin D deficiency syndrome" can actually be prevented up to 90% with vitamin D.
The study was undertaken by Joan Lappe and Robert Heaney in 2007. Daily dose of vitamin D was provided to the group of menopausal women. After 4 years, these women experienced 77% reduction in various forms of cancer. 50 to 70 ng/ml of vitamin D is sufficient enough to combat various forms of cancer in the body.
More than 200 epidemiological studies and 2,500 laboratory experiments suggest that the deficiency of vitamin D can lead to cancer.
Apart from vitamin D, nutrition, exercise, sleep, proper diet and stress management also plays a crucial role in combating cancer.
Vitamin D can actually break the cancerous cells of the body in turn preventing breast cancer.
Dr. Cedric F. Garland, epidemiologist at the University of California's San Diego Moores Cancer Center explained, "In nearly all forms of breast cancer, vitamin D affects the structure of your epithelial cells. These cells are held together by a glue-like substance called E-cadherin, which provides structure to the cell. E-cadherin is made up of mostly vitamin D and calcium." Share this important information with your friends and family.
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