The following are studies dealing with the observed benefits of at least 2000
IU/day of Vitamin D. (It is assumed that sunlight exposure==Vitamin D)
- "In a 2001 study published in The Lancet, children treated with 2,000 IU
daily of vitamin D from their first birthday onward had an 80% decreased
risk of developing type 1 diabetes throughout the next 20 years."
- " In males, the use of at least 2000 IU of vitamin D was associated with
a reduced risk of schizophrenia "
- Related: "Psychiatrist claims sunlight link to schizophrenia"
- [To be published UK study - on news flash, lost URL:-(] 2000 IU per day
reduced incidence of at least one cancer by 50%.
- "An English hospital's report says that, of the 15,000 men studied,
those with the highest levels of Vitamin D in their blood were half as
likely to come down with cancer."
- Sun exposure may protect against non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a case-control
- "Sun Exposure Increases Survival from Melanoma"
- " the results of epidemiological studies, that have detected an
association of Vitamin-D deficiency with various types of cancer (e.g.
colon-, prostate- and breast cancer)"
- "data from some countries relating colon cancer survival with latitude
and vitamin D(3) synthesis in skin"
- " Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with increased risks of
deadly cancers, cardiovascular disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid
arthritis, and type 1 diabetes mellitus. "
- "Vitamins A and D but not E and K decreased the cell number in human
pancreatic cancer cell lines."
- "association between severe hypovitaminosis D and persistent,
non-specific musculoskeletal pain"
- "The administration of intravenous vitamin D appears to significantly
improve the survival of patients on dialysis"
- "Elderly men and women who took vitamin D supplements fell down 22
percent less than those who didn't take supplements of this nutrient. "
Original 2001 WebSite as PDF for download