Vitamin D: Should you be taking a supplement?

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Don't know if you think about it but you know we get closer to winter time less and less sunshine so that means your body is not getting the vitamin D. from from the sun right so should you take a supplement well doctors say the answer is really not that simple you've got literature that says if you're taking supplements not really sure if it's a health benefit or not what we do know vitamin D. is important for bone health there's also research that says it can help reduce prostate colon and skin cancer but there's also reports that say if you get too much then it's a bad and it actually hurts your with diseases it's supposed to protect you against so National Academy of medicine says upper limit of four thousand international units per day of vitamin D. and no more than that to be safe and by all means talk to your doctor before you consider states consider taking a

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