Are you getting enough vitamin D, aka the “sunshine” vitamin? Among other risks, not having enough of this protective vitamin could put you at higher risk for developing breast cancer. Additionally, research links higher levels of the micronutrient with better outcomes if you have breast cancer.

Holly Pederson, MD, Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Medical Breast Services, explains why vitamin D is so important and shares her best advice on how much is enough and how to make sure you’re getting it.

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