Vitamin D doesn’t prevent disease for most, survey says

( CNN) Vitamin D supplements do not help prevent cancer for the majority of people, according to a new study published Wednesday in the British Medical Journal.

During the bleak winter months of short days and cloudy skies, many people may seek out the added benefit of sunshine in bottle sort and reaching for supplements of vitamin D. Made naturally by the skin when exposed to sunlight, this vitamin is needed to maintain healthy bones, teeth and muscles and to prevent them from becoming brittle and at risk of fracture.

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