Vitamin D, calcium combo linked to colon cancer prevention

04/14/2008 | NutraIngredients

Research finds a combination of vitamin D and calcium may have anti-colon cancer benefits by increasing levels of the protein Bax, which in turn plays a role in controlling programmed cell death in the colon. High levels of the combination also are linked to higher levels of E-cadherin, which may play a part in the movement and proliferation of colon cells.

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