Dr Oz did a segment called Dr Oz’s Supplement Superstar: Vitamin D. New research shows that Vitamin D could be a key supplement for preventing cancer. 1,000 studies are currently underway to study Vitamin D. Doctor Oz said that half of Americans are Vitamin D Deficient, which is a real shame since it may be one of the best way to prevent cancer!
Dr Oz: Why is Vitamin D Important?
Dr Oz showed how Vitamin D is made. When you are outside, the sun hits your skin and goes into cholesterol molecules, which go to your liver and add a chemical that helps prepare the Vitamin D for the kidneys where they become the actual final version of Vitamin D. So, for your body to make Vitamin D, you have to go through a three step process:
Dr Oz: How Vitamin D is Made:
1. You take in sunlight when outside