D Is for Debate

Langreth, Robert
March 2008
Forbes Asia;3/10/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p72
The article discusses the notion that administration of additional vitamin D can protect against cancer, infections and other diseases. While there are studies that show the beneficial effects of vitamin D, none of this proves that taking extra vitamin D will help healthy people. Proving vitamin D prevents non-bone diseases will require big human trials comparing vitamin D supplements with dummy pills.


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