A more D-manding diet

Some experts say we should have a lot more vitamin D in our diets because it's protective against several diseases.

Vitamin D has long been recognized as vital to bone health because the body needs the vitamin to absorb calcium. But research has suggested that it may be good for a lot more than just bones. Ample intake of vitamin D may help fend off a wide range of conditions, including colon cancer, diabetes, and physical weakness in old age.

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