Rumour: Higher vitamin D levels are linked to better breast cancer prognosis.
Truth: This is true.
According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, higher vitamin D levels in the body were linked to better overall survival in those with breast cancer.
Read more about the benefits of vitamin D here.
- Yao S, Kwan ML, Ergas IJ, et al. Association of Serum Level of Vitamin D at Diagnosis With Breast Cancer Survival: A Case-Cohort Analysis in the Pathways Study. JAMA Oncol. 2017;3(3):351-357. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.4188