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News Story Source: lewrockwell.com By Dr. Mark Sircus
For most people today the answer is yes, you are not getting enough vitamin D. If you are listening to your dermatologist, you definitely are because he or she has a problem with the sun.
You do not want to be like them—you want to love the sun. More than three-fourths of people with a variety of cancers have low levels of vitamin D, and the lowest levels are associated with more advanced cancers so you really want to make friends with the sun.
A study has found that the number of people being diagnosed with vitamin D deficiency has tripled from 2008 to 2010 in the United States. Some researchers believe that up to 75% of the United States population may not be getting enough vitamin D (levels below 30 ng/ml).
Essential for brain health, a strong immune system and weight management, Vitamin D3 is a fat-soluble vitamin that your body can get from sun exposure, food or supplements. However, nearly 50 percent of the population worldwide suffers from vitamin D3 deficiency
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