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Some believe it, some don’t, but getting more vitamin D is always good for you anyway. Scholars claim that they were able to determine that a big chunk of the racial gap in various cancers may relate to a natural vitamin D deficiency among African Americans. The study claims that darker skin has more trouble absorbing sunlight, which is the source of vitamin D. This deficiency opens the door to more cancers that tend to affect African Americans.
Whether you think the story is racist or not, we suggest you get more vitamin D regardless.
Scientists are claiming that Vitamin D may help solve the puzzle of higher cancer rates in African Americans. Black Americans are 25 percent more likely to die from cancer than whites, and there are a variety of factors that may play a role in this disparity. But scientists believe that they’ve unearthed a huge discovery.