Vitamin D For Your Body - A connection between vitamin D level and the risk of developing cancerous breasts has been implicated for a long time but its clinical relevance had not yet been proven.Sascha Abbas and colleagues from the working group headed by Dr.Jenny Chang Claude at the German Cancer Research Center(Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum DKFZ) collaborating with researchers of the University Hospitals in Hamburg Eppendorf have now obtained clear results:While previous studies had concentrated chiefly on nutritional vitamin D the researchers have now investigated the complete Vitamin D status.To this end they studied 25-hydroxyvitamin D(25(OH)D) as a marker for both endogenous vitamin D and Vitamin D from food intake.The result of the study involving 1.394 cancerous breast patients and an equal number of healthy women after menopause was surprisingly clear:Women with a very low blood level of 25(OH)D have a considerably increased risk for cancerous breasts.The effect was found to be strongest in women who were not taking acidic cancerous causing hormones for relief of menopausal symptoms.However the authors note that in this retrospective study diagnosis related factors such as chemotherapy or lack of sunlight after prolonged hospital stays might have contributed to low vitamin levels of breast cancer patients Visit: Health For Body. In addition the investigators focused on the Vitamin D receptor.The gene of this receptor is found in several variants known as polymorphisms.The research team of the DKFZ and Eppendorf Hospitals investigated the effect of four of these polymorphisms on the risk of developing cancerous breasts.They found out that carriers of the Taql polymorphism have a slightly increased risk of cancerous acidic tumors that carry receptors for the female acidic sex hormone estrogen on their surface.No effects on the overall breast cancer risk were found.A possible explanation offered by the authors is that
Vitamin D can exert its cancerous preventing effect by counteracting the growth promoting effect of the acidic estrogens Visit Health For Skin.Besides its cancerous preventing influence with effects on cell growth cell differentiation and programmed cell death (apoptosis) vitamin D regulates above all the calcium metabolism in our body.Foods that are particularly rich in vitamin D include cod liver oil green fruits and veggies.However the largest portion of vitamin D is produced by our own body with the aid of sunlight.To learn more about the cause and prevention of cancer listen to "The pH Miracle for Cancer".Watch for our Young pHorever Vitamin D Complex being released this summer Vitamin D For Your Body.
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