Vitamin D: Cancer, Heart Disease, Bones and Mental Health

Choi Chung, RPh, BScPharm Most people in Canada are considered vitamin D deficient given the long winters. Deficiency is associated with certain bone conditions, certain forms of cancer, heart disease, and mental health related conditions1,2,3,4. The amount of vitamin D you should get can vary anywhere from 400 IU to 1000 IU based off of…