Harvard Health Letter

A more D-manding diet

Vitamin D is crucial to bone growth, but studies are finding that it may help protect against other diseases such as diabetes and colon cancer. Most adults do not get enough vitamin D, but a daily multivitamin and limited sun exposure can help.
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