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Less Severe Melanoma Linked with Higher Levels of Vitamin D

Posted: September 29, 2009

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Vitamin D is naturally present in few foods, and some researchers recommend supplements containing as many as 2,000 International Units (IU) of vitamin D for many people, and even more for those who are obese. The current recommendations, however, are 200 to 600 units a day, depending on age.

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The U.S. National Library of Medicine has more on vitamin D.

HealthDay News, September 26, 2009