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The Big Idea for Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Read the available medical literature and make up your mind yourself, but in today's lesson Kas Thomas writes that the weight of the evidence in favor of vitamin D, at this point, "is substantial enough (and any down side negligible enough) that people should start thinking about taking substantial amounts of vitamin D as prophylaxis against cancers of all kinds."

Thomas notes that absorption of supplemental vitamin D varies and your doctor can suggest guidelines applicable to your body type.

But the bottom line is this: "Don't wait for FDA, CDC, the National Cancer Institute, or anyone else to give you the green light on this one. They've got their own agendas to worry about."

 

Perspectives

  1. 1 Vitamin D, Sun, and Cancer
    Kas Thomas Devil in the Data
  2. 2 Lifestyle Versus Genetics
    H. Robert Silverstein
  3. 3 Get Fat, Get Cancer
    Kas Thomas Devil in the Data
  4. 4 The Never-Ending War on Cancer
    Kas Thomas Devil in the Data
 

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